In a Aug. 15, 2011, photo, Kentucky State Police Lt. Shannon West inspects skeletal remains found near the Beaver Creek bridge on Louis B. Nunn Parkway in Barren County, Ky. Using forensic science, investigators in Kentucky revealed evidence of a gruesome crime: a woman shot to death and scalped, the only evidence the telltale markings on what remained of her skull. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Pete Rodman)

Photo by: Pete Rodman

In a Aug. 15, 2011, photo, Kentucky State Police Lt. Shannon West inspects skeletal remains found near the Beaver Creek bridge on Louis B. Nunn Parkway in Barren County, Ky. Using forensic science, investigators in Kentucky revealed evidence of a gruesome crime: a woman shot to death and scalped, the only evidence the telltale markings on what remained of her skull. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Pete Rodman)