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FBI Offers Up to $50,000 Reward for Information Leading to the Conviction of Those Responsible for the Murder of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis

FBI Louisville August 26, 2013
  • Special Agent Mary E. Trotman (502) 263-6000

Perrye K. Turner, Special Agent in Charge of the Kentucky Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced today that the FBI is offering up to $50,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the death of Bardstown, Kentucky Police Officer Jason Ellis.

It has been three months since the tragic death of Officer Ellis. In the early hours of May 25, 2013, Officer Ellis was gunned down in what appears to be a carefully planned ambush. Jason Ellis leaves behind his wife and two young sons. The FBI and the Kentucky State Police appeal to anyone who has information to call the FBI at (502) 263-6000 or the Kentucky State Police at (270) 766-5078.