UPDATE: Parole Denied for Man Convicted in 2015 Stabbing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Parole has been denied for Matthew Donaghy, convicted of manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of his boyfriend.

The parole board met with the family of the victim, Todd Schumacher on Monday, who told the board Donaghy should remain in prison.

After meeting with Donaghy on Wednesday, the board decided not to grant him parole.

Donaghy will not be eligible for parole again for another two years.


12/12/16 4:09 p.m.

Parole board members will meet on Wednesday with Matthew Donaghy, convicted of manslaughter back in July in the fatal stabbing of his boyfriend.

Lexington Police originally charged Donaghy with murder back in January of 2015, after 40-year-old Todd Schumacher was found stabbed to death in the couple’s home on Lamont Drive

According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, a victim impact hearing was held today, where family members of the victim, Todd Schumacher, urged the parole board to keep Donaghy behind bars.

The paper says Donaghy has served just under 2 years of a 10 year sentence.

The board is scheduled to meet with Donaghy Wednesday morning.

A final decision will be rendered sometime afterwards.

Information from the Lexington Herald-Leader

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