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Testing of blood evidence slowing progress in murder case where victim was stabbed 39 times

When friends and family members found Billy Lawson dead on Feb. 11, inside a game room he operated on the Kentucky side of Jellico, there was “blood everywhere,” a caller told Whitley County E-911 dispatchers. Authorities determined that he had been stabbed 39 times. A trio of...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

Trio of indicted murder suspects now face slow moving court case

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted last month for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico, made a brief court appearance Monday afternoon in Whitley Circuit Court. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

W’burg trio indicted for murder, could face death penalty

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted Monday morning for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico last month, could potentially face the death penalty, if convicted. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

New details emerge about Williamsburg man’s killing

New details are slowly emerging about the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found stabbed to death last week in a building in far southern Whitley County, after a review of court records and 911 recordings connected to the killing. The recordings were obtained through an...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

KSP arrest three for murder in connection with Lawson slaying

Kentucky State Police have charged three local residents with murder in connection with the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found dead inside a building near the Tennessee state line late Monday morning. State police charged Jordan Lee Miracle, 22, of Pine Knot, Jamie Muse...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019