JAMESTOWN, Ky (WTVQ)- A Russell County man is charged with murder. Rick McWhorter, 53, from Jamestown was arrested and charged Sunday.
The arrest comes after Douglas Carnes, 70, was found dead in his home in Jamestown Manor Saturday morning.
Police say it seems Carnes was in a fight and ended up beaten and cut to death. Police are waiting for results from an autopsy that took place Sunday.
In the meantime, McWhorter is in the Russell County jail.