LONDON, Kentucky — Kentucky State Police are investigating a crash overnight that killed a City of London Police officer early Sunday morning.
Officer Logan Medlock, 26, was identified as the fallen officer by officials. Medlock was a three year officer with the London Police Department. He started his career at the Laurel County Detention Center.
Medlock leaves behind a wife and a five-year-old son.
“Logan was an outstanding police officer. We love him and we’re heart broken,” London Police Chief Travis Dotson said.
“We’re in just a horrible time of shock and disbelief. A great loss for this community we’ll never forget.”
The Kentucky State Police announced that 36-year-old Casey Byrd, is being charged with driving under the influence and murder of a police officer.
Byrd is being held in the Laurel County Detention Center.