TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have charged a Fountain Run man with murder in the death of another man from the small Monroe County city.
Troopers sent to the home of 53-year-old Roger G. Mansfield to check on his welfare found him dead Tuesday morning. An autopsy will be performed to find the specific cause of Mansfield's death.
The KSP found 25-year-old Kassey Russell at hotel in Bowling Green. Troopers initially arrested Russell on an unrelated warrant, but later charged him with Mansfield's murder. He was booked into the Monroe County Correctional Center early Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether he had an attorney.