Kentucky State Police arrest Grayson County suspect accused of murdering wife

Grayson Co. Man Arrested for Murder
Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 3:01 PM CDT
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LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (WAVE) - A Grayson County man was arrested in connection to a woman’s death in Leitchfield, Ky.

Orbay Wilson, 28, was charged on Thursday with murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the death of his wife, 23-year-old Lexus C. Wilson.

Kentucky State Police said they were called to assist the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office with a suspected suicide investigation in the 200 block of Decker School Road in Leitchfield on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers in Grayson County later determined foul play was involved, leading to the search for a suspect.

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Wilson was questioned by detectives, where he confessed to shooting his wife while she slept, according to an arrest report.

Orbay Wilson was arrested and booked in the Grayson County Detention Center.

Lexus Wilson has been taken to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for a scheduled autopsy.

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