Man Charged In Death Of Roommate

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Updated: 6/01/2012 10:38 pm
Police have arrested a man in connection to the murder of another man in Laurel County.

Freddy Couch, 56, was arrested Friday morning and charged in the killing of his roommate, Kenneth Vincent, back on April 29.

Couch told investigators he fought with Vincent at their home on Laurel Road.

According to an arrest warrant, Couch used pepper spray to disarm Vincent, who had a knife. That's when the document says Couch used a wooden chair and a wooden board to assault Vincent while he was on the floor.

Couch is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center on a $250,000 cash bond.

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