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Lexington man charged with Butler County murder

A Lexington man is charged with murder after police say he shot another man to death in Butler County.

The shooting happened just after 12:30 Wednesday morning at a home on Provo Road near Morgantown.

Police say 27-year-old Clifton Jones shot and killed 28-year-old Michael McCoy, then left the scene.

Police say witnesses then told them about a possible vehicle Jones was traveling in.

State troopers in Hart County later spotted that vehicle on I-65 in Hart County, and stopped it near at the Munfordville exit.

Police arrested Jones during the traffic stop.

Jones is now being held in the Butler County Jail. Along with murder, he's also facing several traffic related charges.


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