KSP: Teen charged in Washington County murder


WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A teenager is accused of shooting a man and setting him on fire in Washington County.

Kentucky State Police say troopers, along with deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, responded to a report of a body found in an abandoned building on Mount Zion Road.

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Investigators say the victim was shot three times then his body set on fire.

The victim is identified as 18-year-old Joseph Davidson, of Upton.

The suspect is being charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence, and abuse of a corpse, according to police.