2nd arrest in Murrel Pruitt murder case

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TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- There's been another arrest in a Tompkinsville Murder Case.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection to the murder of Murrel Pruitt. James Eric Forrest is charged with first degree assault.

Police say the 64-year-old Pruitt was stabbed several times during a domestic dispute on West Carmen Street on January 9, 2020. Investigators say it was Pruitt's girlfriend, Joanne Tooley, who killed him.

The investigation is ongoing.



 
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