GREENSBURG, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police and the Green County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a fight complaint on Ralph Vaughn Rd on Saturday afternoon, one mile east of Greensburg.
Once they got to the home, officials say they found 49-year-old Gregory Richard unresponsive with a severe head injury.
State police say through the investigation, they found Richard was involved in a fight with his step son, 31-year-old Robert Cundiff of Greensburg.
Kentucky State Police add that during the altercation Cundiff attacked his stepfather with a hammer.
KSP adds that after the attack, Cundiff put Gregory who was still alive under a crawl space under the house.
Officials say Gregory later died at the hospital from his injuries.
A detective arrested and charged Cundiff with murder and tampering with physical evidence.
Cundiff was taken to the Taylor County Detention Center.