Kentucky State Police: Man arrested after missing Shelbiana woman found dead

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Kentucky State Police say Jodi L. Stapleton, 35, of Shelbiana, in Pike County was last seen in Wellington, Kentucky. (Photo Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

UPDATE: 4/2/2020: The Kentucky State Police say Jodi L. Stapleton, 35, of Shelbiana, Kentucky has been found dead at a Menifee County residence.

After further investigation, Kentucky State Police say they obtained arrest warrants for Anthony D. Hall, 35, of Wellington, KY, for Murder First Degree (Domestic Violence) and Tampering With Physical Evidence. Hall was located and arrested in Spartingburg, South Carolina on the arrest warrants.

This case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.


FRENCHBURG, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police in Morehead are looking for a person reported missing in Menifee County Monday, March 30, 2020.

Kentucky State Police say Jodi L. Stapleton, 35, of Shelbiana, in Pike County was last seen in Wellington, Kentucky. She is approximately five feet seven inches tall, weighs 205 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes, according to police, and was last seen wearing a gray “Kentucky” shirt and black yoga pants. 

Stapleton was last seen driving a 2013 black Chevy Tahoe with the license plate number 493PSB and the initials “JSL” on the back glass along with a “PMC” sticker. 

Anyone with any information regarding Jodi L. Stapleton or who comes in contact with the vehicle is asked to please contact Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead at 606-784-4127.

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