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Assault 1st Degree Investigation McCreary County

Date of News Release: 11/06/11

(London, Ky.) -- On November 6th, 2011, at 1:17 a.m., KSP Post 11 London received a 911 call from a woman stating that she was transporting a man to the McCreary County EMS Office. She stated that the victim, Eric Buttram, age 22, had been stabbed multiple times. Trooper Less Moses and Detective Billy Correll responded to the scene. The investigation revealed that Mr. Buttram was taking the accused, Bradley King, age 19, and another man to local residence. At some point during the trip, the victim was attacked by Mr. King and stabbed an unknown number of times. The victim was air lifted to the University on Tennessee Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition. Bradley King has been lodged in the McCreary County Detention Center on the charge of assault 1st degree. Detective Billy Correll continues the investigation. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the McCreary County Sheriff's Office.

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