Man charged in Clay County murder


CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Deputies in Clay County say they have charged a man with murder, after a deadly assault.

They say that on March 13, 2020, 36-year-old Jeremy Smith was at the home of Russell Knuckles, when investigators say Smith assaulted Knuckles, leading to his death.

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Deputies say Smith was arrested on April 27th, following the investigation. Smith is charged with murder, and tampering with physical evidence.