PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — McCracken County authorities are moving to tear down the ramshackle home of the late Teresa Bolden.
The Paducah Sun (http://bit.ly/14VXCtF ) reported County Attorney Mike Murphy filed suit Tuesday, asking that utilities to the crooked structure be shut off so it can be demolished.
The house has been the subject of controversy for years as Bolden fought to stay in it. The house was constructed of pallets and other salvaged materials and had been deemed a fire and safety hazard. Bolden was trying to make improvements that would allow the building to meet codes when she was killed in December 2011. Authorities said she was struck in the head with a shovel.
Ronald Lynn faces trial in June on a capital murder charge in the 66-year-old Bolden's death.
Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com