crime scene stabbing 300CLAY, Ky. (7/3/18) —Troopers are investigating a fatal stabbing reported late Monday night in Webster County.

A Sebree man was said to have been stabbed several times by a Dawson Springs man.

Kentucky State Police Post 2 reported George Burchett, 26, succumbed to his injuries. Webster County Coroner Todd Vanover pronounced Burchett dead at the scene.

Christopher Johnston was identified as the suspect, and faces a murder charge.

At 10:09 p.m., troopers received a call about the incident said to have occurred near the Lisman Mount Myria Road near the intersection of Kentucky 270 and Kentucky 874.

Johnston, 23, was arrested and charged with murder. He was taken to Webster County Jail.

KSP says the investigation is ongoing.

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