Unsolved Murder: Donald Barnett

March 17, 2003

Madisonville, KY

March 17, 2003, the body of 46-year-old Donald Wayne Barnett of Madisonville was discovered on strip mine property in south Hopkins County.

Barnett had apparently been sitting in his vehicle and was the victim of multiple gunshot wounds at close range.

Barnett was unemployed and was a heavy drug abuser.

It is believed at this time the murder is related to Barnett's drug activity.