WKU student charged with murder of Ballard High School graduate

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 14, 2013 at 8:06 PM

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- A Western Kentucky University student has been charged with murder in the death of a classmate during what police say was a robbery gone wrong.
 
Bowling Green police arrested 21-year-old Dominique Leshay Wortham in the death of Larry Wayne Thomas Jr.  

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The Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/1bf4bPP ) that Thomas was shot in the chest at his apartment on the night of Sept. 2 and died a few hours later at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Thomas was attending WKU on a scholarship. He was a graduate of Ballard High School in Louisville.
 
Wortham is being held on $1 million bond in Warren County Regional Jail. No attorney was listed. He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.
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   Information from: Daily News, http://www.bgdailynews.com
 

 

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