Troopers: Hazard man killed in Lee County stabbing

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in Lee County that took the life of a Hazard man.

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Troopers responded to a home on Ky. 52 in Lee County early Sunday morning after learning of the stabbing.

When troopers arrived, they found 50-year-old Arvel Newton of Hazard dead at the scene. Investigators believe he was stabbed during an altercation with another man. Troopers haven't ruled out self-defense, and authorities have conducted interviews.

The case remains under investigation and will be sent to a grand jury.

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