June 13, 2014: PRESS RELEASE
Sheriff Richard Henderson reports that on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 6:15pm, deputies were called to the 500 block of Fairview Road in reference to a possible shooting. Upon arrival deputies found Kenneth Tong, a 49 year old male, had a gunshot wound to the head. Mr. Tong was treated at the scene by Pike EMS personnel and was airlifted to Cabell County Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
After an investigation, 37 year old Michael Snyder of Peebles, Ohio was taken into custody and is being held in the Scioto County Jail. Mr. Snyder has been charged with murder through the Pike County Court and this case will be presented to an upcoming Pike County Grand Jury.