Arrest report: Man ‘moved by message’ before stabbing father

Ethan Buckley
Ethan Buckley (photo Courtesy: Warren Co. Detention Center)

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Police say a Kentucky man accused of stabbing his father at a church service told officers that he was “moved by the message” before the attack.

The (Bowling Green) Daily News ( quotes an arrest citation released Monday as saying that 21-year-old Ethan Buckley told police he’d had thoughts of killing his father and that he stabbed David Buckley with a pocket knife. The attack happened Sunday at a Baptist church in Bowling Green, about 70 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.

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Bowling Green Police spokesman Ronnie Ward said 40-year-old David Buckley was alive on Monday. His condition wasn’t clear.

The citation didn’t say what Ethan Buckley meant when he said he was “moved by the message.”

A judge set a $500,000 bond on Monday and ordered that Ethan Buckley be appointed a public defender.


Information from: Daily News,


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