Stabbing of Eastern Kentucky man leads to death investigation

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Hazard man.

Troopers with KSP Post 7 in Richmond say 50-year-old Arvel Newton of Hazard was killed at a house off of Ky. 52 West in Lee County.

Troopers say Newton died from a stabbing that happened close to 1:30 in the morning Sunday.

The Lee County Coroner pronounced Arvel dead. His body is at the State Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy.

KSP is conducting the investigation.

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