Paul Brock is a man from Kentucky who was just convicted in the murders of three people and that of an unborn baby. According to court documents Paul Brock would go to the home of Mary Jackson and open fire killing Mary, her daughter Tiffany and her husband Aaron Byers. Tiffany was pregnant at the time of her murder. Paul Brock would be arrested and charged with multiple murders as well as tampering with evidence. Paul Brock would initially plead guilty to the murders however he would later withdraw his plea. However when he took the case to court Paul Brock would be convicted of the murders and now he could face the death penalty at sentencing.
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A Corbin man was found guilty of the 2018 murders of Aaron Byers, Mary Jackson, Tiffany Byers and the fetal homicide of Tiffany Byers’ unborn child Thursday evening in Whitley Circuit Court.
Paul Brock, of Corbin, was also found guilty of one count of tampering with physical evidence.
The 12-member jury returned the verdict at approximately 7:15 p.m.
The verdict was reached after nine days of testimony. Jury selection began on March 1.
“We appreciate the jury’s service,” said Commonwealth’s Attorney Ronnie Bowling after the verdict was announced. “They put their life on hold for a month for a four-week trial, and we are just extremely grateful they listened to the evidence and gave it meaningful weight. We are grateful on behalf of the victims’ family for the verdict that was returned.”
The sentencing deliberations are expected to take place on Tuesday.
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
For more information about the trial and sentencing, pick up a copy of the March 30 issue of the News Journal
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The man accused of killing four members of a Whitley County family is due in court Monday.
Paul Brock faces a hearing in the February crime spree.
The last time Brock was in court was nearly two months ago when Corbin police laid out the case against the 37-year-old.
Officers say Brock fatally shot 45-year-old Aaron Byers, his 33-year-old wife, Tiffany, who was pregnant at the time, and Tiffany’s 74-year-old grandmother, Mary Jackson.
Police testified that the women were killed in Jackson’s home
They said Tiffany’s brother heard the shooting from another room, fled and later led investigators to Brock. Then Brock’s stepsons led officers to land Brock owns, where Byers’ body was found.
“Beside the shovel and the mattock that were laying in the wooded area, just right off the road, we discovered Mr. Byers body,” said Corbin police Lt. Coy Wilson. “It was covered with a little bit of leaves and a little bit of dirt.”
Brock remains jailed in the Whitley County Detention Center on $1 million bail.