Plea Deal Is In The Works In Murder Case

A plea deal is in the works in a Knott County murder case.

Officials say Billie Joe Johnson of Floyd County agreed to the deal late last week.

Johnson will be in court September 26th to enter the plea before a special judge in Letcher County.

Officials tell us Johnson is facing multiple charges in connection with the murder of Michael Slone, who was found dead at an abandoned mine several years ago.

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