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Knott County Man Dies From Stab Wounds

Date of News Release: 06/18/2012

(Amburgey, Ky.) -- On June 16, 2012 at approximately 11:58 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a 911 call of subjects fighting in the Amburgey Community of Knott County. Troopers from KSP Post 13 along with Knott County Sheriff Department responded to a residence on Perkins Madden Road and discovered Jonathon Sparkman, age 27 of Topmost , Ky with multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident by the Knott County Coroner Office.

Kentucky State Police arrested Kayla Sparkman, age 25 of Litt Carr and charged her with Murder. Kayla Sparkman was lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail. This case is still being investigated by Kentucky State Police in Hazard.

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