KSP ask for public’s help finding Tennessee man wanted for reckless homicide


Kentucky State police has issued a public assistance call today, seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Tennessee man wanted for Reckless Homicide.

On June 22, 2020, Jose Antonio, 31 years old of Portland, TN was operating a vehicle eastbound in the westbound lanes on I-24 in Lyon County resulting in a head-on collision that claimed the life of a passenger in the other vehicle involved in the collision. The facts of the case were presented to a grand jury in Lyon County resulting in Jose Antonio being indicted on the charges of Reckless Homicide, Four Counts of Assault 4th Degree-Minor Injury, driving on a DUI Suspended License, and Failure of Non-Owner Operator to Maintain Required Insurance. A warrant of arrest for Jose Antonio was issued on November 3, 2021.

Jose Antonio is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes, standing approximately 5′ 6″ tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jose Antonio is asked to contact Kentucky State Police anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.