Laurel Co. man charged with murder; victim identified


Scott Edward Pressley is charged with murder.(Laurel County Sheriff’s Office)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – We now know the name of the woman found dead inside a Laurel County home.

The sheriff’s office says 53-year-old Reanna Dodd died of asphyxiation. She was reported missing Monday.

Deputies found her in a home Monday night on Amelia Road.

Scott Edward Pressley is charged with her murder. He’s accused of tying Dodd up to a mattress, and deputies say he covered her in items around the home to try to hide her.

Pressley’s arrest citation says Dodd said she had COPD and couldn’t breathe.

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