Man stabbed after late night argument


PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is dead after being stabbed multiple times in Paris.

Authorities say 29-year-old Daniel Martin is now charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence.

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The argument happened on Crest Court just after 11p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say the assault happened on the front lawn.

Authorities say, 27-year-old Jonathan Scalf was stabbed to death following an argument with Martin. Police say the suspect, Martin ran away from the scene before they arrived. Authorities say they later found him after an hour long search.

Investigators say the victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say they were told the two men were familiar with each other because they both knew the woman who lived at the home. Authorities say a motive for the stabbing is not clear.