Arrest made in slaying of Kentucky man in burning car
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - News outlets report that Kentucky authorities used armored vehicles and riot shields while arresting a suspect accused of shooting a man whose body was found inside the trunk of a burning car last month.
The Herald-Leader said Monday that State Police arrested Cecil Russell on Wednesday at a Lexington home. He’s been charged with murder and evidence tampering in the death of Lazarus Parker.
The Bourbon County coroner says Parker’s body was discovered Feb. 9 with gunshot wounds inside a burning vehicle parked in a barn. Russell is set to appear in court Tuesday. It’s unclear whether he has an attorney who can comment for him.
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