Man facing murder charge in connection with burned body found in Bourbon County
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police confirm a man charged with murder is connected to the body found in a burned vehicle in Bourbon County.
Police say Cecil Russell is accused of killing Lazarus Parker. Russell is charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
Parker was found in a burned car in February at a farm near the Bourbon-Fayette county line.
Police say Parker was shot before the car was set on fire.
Russell is due in court on Tuesday morning.
He’s in jail on a million-dollar cash bond.
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