State Police: EKU Student Stabbed To Death During Fight

Contributor: Lance Vaught
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
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.
Share
Most Popular
9-Month Lexington Police Drug Investigation Nets 55 Arrests
Lexington police announce the end of "Operation Transformation." The investigation focused on drug sales in Lexington's east-end. Video Video
Customers: Reaction To Somerset's New Gas Station
Gas prices slightly dropped in Somerset, after the city's gas station opened for business on Saturday. Customers filling up at the new gas station said they would rather give their money to the city. Video Video
Deputies: Mother Left Child With Strangers Before Smoking Crack
Deputies say a woman asked strangers to watch her child while she went off and smoked crack.
5 Kentucky, Tennessee schools on list
Two Tennessee universities have made the "honor roll" of a publication's 2014 list of "Great Colleges To Work For."
2014 36 Blitz: Mason Co. Royals
A look at tradition in Maysville and what it means to this season's team. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.