One arrested in fatal stabbing at Florence bar


FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have a man in custody for a fatal stabbing at a bar in Florence.

Florence Police officers were called to Papa’s Pub on July 21 about a fight involving several people. During that fight, two people were stabbed. One of the victims, 31-year-old Stephen Dodson, of Jonesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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On Tuesday, Florence Police announced the arrest of 41-year-old Ishmail Tariq Powell in connection to the stabbings. Powell is charged with murder, attempted murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistence felony offender.