Knox County Sheriff’s Office requests assistance

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance for any information on an assault that occurred on Dec. 14 on Hammons Fork Road in the Woolum Community.

The victim Jim Mill Jr. was assaulted by what is believed to be three males in a white Chevy S-10 pickup.

The victim was transported from the scene to Baptist Regional Hospital, then flown to the University of Kentucky where he then passed away due injuries sustained from the assault.

Deputy Chad Wagner is investigating leads in the case at this time. Sheriff John Pickard requests anyone with any information in the case to 606-546-3181. All information will be kept anonymous.