Kentucky State Police Detective Scott Skaggs was “just a road trooper” working in Edmonson County when Alyne Barrick, 61, disappeared from her Laurel Road home near Nolin Lake, and he assisted with a few of the searches.
He became more involved with the case in 2009 or 2010, when it was passed to him a few years after he’d become a detective, he said.
“I’ve not been a major part of this case until the last few years, but I was part of it from the beginning,” so it’s been filtering through his mind for 17 years, and it has stuck with him.
“The more I learned and got better at my job, it kind of intrigued me,” he said.
He was able to get some leads that he said he can’t disclose, but not what he and others could be certain enough would bring a conviction.
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