State Police: EKU Student Stabbed To Death During Fight

Contributor: Lance Vaught
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Updated: 1/01 6:58 pm
State Police said an Eastern Kentucky University student was stabbed to death during a fight on New Year's Day.

Investigators said 4-to-5 people got into a fight on Hayes Street in Whitesburg after leaving Streetside Grill & Bar.

State Police said EKU student Michael Shane Hogg, 25 of Whitesburg, was pronounced dead at a nearby medical center.

Investigators said James Huffman, 24, of Pikeville, was arrested and charged with murder and assault.

State Police said Patrick Smith, 27 of Lexington, was also arrested and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Huffman and Smith were taken to the Letcher County Detention Center.
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