State Police investigating Boyd County murder

ASHLAND, Ky. (WKYT) - The Kentucky State Police are investigating after a man was killed in Boyd County.

State Police were called to the scene on Fairway Drive in Ashland just before 3 a.m. Monday to assist the Boyd County Sheriff's department after a man was killed during a fight.

Investigators say that Charles Wilhere, 45, and Aaron Adkins, 29, were fighting when Wilhere began choking Adkins.

Adkins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wilhere was arrested and lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center. He is charged with Murder.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in Frankfort.

The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

The case is still under investigation by Detective Jeff Kelley.

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