Man charged after stabbing investigation in Pike County


PHELPS, KY (WOWK) – One man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man in Pike County.

Kentucky State Police officers say they responded to a call on Saturday, April 3, on Maria Branch. When they arrived on the scene, they found a man had been stabbed. The initial investigation indicates an altercation between Cody Wright and Adam Layne lead to Layne suffering a stab wound.

Wright was arrested after an investigation and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. He is charged with first-degree assault.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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