On April 27th, 2018 at approximately 10:32 pm Adair county 911 received a call of a unresponsive female at the Kozy Cabins off of Hwy South 55. Adair EMS along with Adair County Sheriffs Office and officers from the Columbia Police Dept. responded to the scene and located 46 year old Penni Smyth of Austin Kentucky not Breathing. Emergency personal attempted to resuscitate the female but was not successful. Smyth was pronounced deceased at TJ Heath Hospital By Deputy Coroner Tony Bragg and sent for a autopsy. During the course of the investigation on the scene officers located and confiscated an illegal moonshine still and approximately nine Gallons of Moonshine from John and Peggy Haskieill owners of the Kozy
This investigation is ongoing with charges pending. Deputy Josh Durbin is investigating with assistance from sheriff Harrison Moss and Officers Cole and Brockman with Columbia Police.