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Murder Arrest in Stanton, KY

Date of News Release: 07/19/2016

Stanton, KY. (July 19, 2016) - On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 1:04 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead arrested Melissa N. Roberts, age 33, of Stanton, KY. Roberts was lodged at the Powell County Detention center on the charge of Murder. A Powell County Grand Jury indicted her on the charge of Murder related to the shooting death of Steven Strange on April 20, 2016. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Toby Gardner.