Arrest Made In Elderly Man’s Death

A couple of weeks ago an elderly man was brutally beaten to death at his Lexington apartment on Appian Way.

The Lexington Police have now charged Cory Don Etherington with the death of 87-year-old John Tully.

The coroner said Mr. Tully was found on Friday July 11th at Old Farm Apartments, beaten and bloody. He died the following Sunday of blunt force trauma.

On Wednesday detectives charged Etherington with one count of Murder.

Anyone with additional information about this cased is asked to contact the police. Tips can be phoned into: the Division of Police at (859)258-3600, the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (859)258-3700.

You can also submit tips by cell phone. Simply text: “tips2020” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

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