LAUREL COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Rachel Louise Carder, of Huntington, West Virginia, has been identified as the body found Wednesday following a high-speed police pursuit in Kentucky.

The body of Rae Carder, 53, was discovered inside a vehicle operated by 54-year-old David Reed, of St. Petersburg, Florida.


According to reports, Kentucky police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in in Madison County, Kentucky on Wednesday morning. The driver refused to stop and a chase ensued.

When the police chase concluded on I-75 in Laurel County, a subsequent search of Reed’s vehicle revealed the body of Carder.

Reed has been charged with murder-domestic violence, tampering with physical evidence, abuse of a corpse, fleeing or evading police, criminal mischief, wanton endangerment, careless driving, resisting arrest, and having no operator’s license.

The relationship between the pair, if any, was not provided by officials.


Geo quick facts: Laurel County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,849. Its county seat is London. Laurel County is included in the London, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.