Arrest Made in Murder of Owensboro Man

An arrest has been made in connection with a homicide in Owensboro. Cortemius Martez Peoples, 42, of Bowling Green, Kentucky was charged in the murder of Nick Decker.

On June 2nd, officers responded to a shooting in the 1500 block of West 9th Street. Authorities located Nick Decker, 25, of Owensboro with a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Peoples was charged with robbery, burglary, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

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