Harlan Co. man killed in Louisville ax murder

Two people in Louisville are charged with the murder of a Harlan County man.

Wallins native Patrick Howard was killed Monday afternoon at his home in Louisville's Hikes Point neighborhood.

WLKY-TV in Louisville reports police have charged Roger Duvall and Michael Stilwell with murder.

Howard's landlord and his girlfriend were also injured in the attack. They told police an ax was used as the murder weapon.

Visitation for Patrick Howard is Thursday night from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home in Harlan.

The funeral is at noon Friday.

Family members tell Mountain News they are grateful for the support they have received from the community.


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