UPDATE: Hazard murder suspect arrested

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man wanted in connection to the death of woman in Hazard is in custody.

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says Anthony Lewis was arrested in the Big Creek community at around 8:40 a.m Monday.

Authorities were searching for Lewis after the body of a 37-year-old woman was found at Bobby Davis Park Sunday morning.

Investigators say it appears the woman was beaten to death.

According to witnesses, Lewis and the victims were residents of the Hope House in Hazard and likely knew each other.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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