Juvenile charged in Franklin County murder

Courtesy MGN Online

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a juvenile is charged in an ongoing murder investigation in Franklin County.

The investigation began in early October when officers say 73-year-old Ronald Thornton was killed in his home off Pea Ridge Road.

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State Police say they initially responded to a 911 hang-up call from the home, and found Thornton in critical condition when they arrived.  He later died from his injuries.

KSP says the suspect is in a juvenile detention center.  Because the suspect is a juvenile, no name was released.