The Kentucky Attorney General has appointed a special prosecutor to assist in three high-profile death investigations in Nelson County.
Hardin County’s Commonwealth Attorney Shane Young was appointed to be the special prosecutor for the death investigations of Crystal Rogers, Jason Ellis and Tommy Ballard.
Young will work with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office and the United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky to assist with the prosecution of potential criminal charges.
His role as special prosecutor went into effect on January 4.
All three cases remain under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and the FBI.