Fatal Stabbing in Butler County

By: Amy Jones
By: Amy Jones

Kentucky State Police say 41-year-old Leland Webb was stabbed in the throat at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the home of 55-year-old Throney Kirby.

Butler County Coroner Marty Jones says Webb died at the scene of the crime. Officers say Kirby was still at the scene when they arrived. They arrested and charged Kirby with murder.

Officials are performing an autopsy Wednesday morning. Kentucky State Police continue to investigate. Kirby is in the Butler County Jail on a $500,000 bond. He faces arraignment in court Thursday.

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