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News Release

Kentucky State Police Arrest Carlisle County Man Following Stabbing

Date of News Release: 1/3/2018

ARLINGTON, Ky. (January 2, 2018) – Kentucky State Police arrested a man Monday afternoon following the stabbing of two people. At approximately 5:30 p.m., KSP received notification from Carlisle County Dispatch of the stabbing of two people on Highway 51, just north of Arlington. KSP Troopers responded to the scene, along with Clinton Police and Carlisle County Ambulance Service.

Preliminary investigation has shown Danny T. Maladay, Phillip A. Parker, and Williams D. Simon were in an argument in a parking lot on Highway 51 South in Carlisle County. Immediately following the argument, Mr. Maladay assaulted Mr. Parker and Mr. Simon with a knife, stabbing and cutting both of them.

Phillip A. Parker, age 35, of Clinton, Kentucky was transported by ambulance to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for the treatment of injuries he received in the assault. Mr. Parker was treated and released.

William D. Simon, age 59, of Arlington, Kentucky was transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN for the treatment of injuries he received in the assault. Mr. Simon was treated and released.

Danny T. Maladay, age 52 of Arlington, Kentucky, was arrested and charged with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place, Second Degree Assault, and First Degree Assault. He was lodged in the Ballard County Jail.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Brian Hill. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.