Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Man Stabbed to Death, Girlfriend Arrested

A man died during the weekend in a stabbing in the Falcon area near Salyersville, and his girlfriend was charged with murder, Kentucky State Police say.

Roy Prater, 43, of Floyd County, Ky., suffered a stab wound to the upper leg, which severed an artery, the Magoffin County Coroner said.

Marie Minix, 42, of Falcon, was arrested at the home and charged with murder.

"The information I have is she was residing there, (and) she had been in a relationship with Mr. Prater," KSP Trooper Shaun Little said.

Troopers are working to determine a motive in the incident.