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Police: Man stabbed woman, then himself

Nicholasville Police have launched an investigation after they say a man stabbed a woman, then himself, Thursday night.

Police were called to a home on Strawberry Lane just before 10 p.m., after getting a report of an assault.

When police arrived, they say they found the victim of the assault sitting in the driveway.

Police say the victim had several stab wounds on her upper torso. She told police the suspect had forced his way into her home and assaulted her with the knife.

Police say the suspect sometimes shared the home with the victim.

Police say the suspect, whom they identified as Joseph Kenney, had left the scene on foot and was found near Lake Mingo Park.

When officers found Kenney, they say he had stabbed himself several times.

Kenney and the assault victim were both taken to UK Hospital. The victim was treated and released, but at last check, Kenney was in intensive care.


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