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Monticello Man Held In Knife Attack

Posted at 8:12 AM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 08:12:17-04
Donald Brummett

MONTICELLO, Ky. (LEX 18) — One man is in custody after another man was severely injured in a knife attack Thursday night in Wayne County.

Police say 52-year-old Donald Brummett was arrested about 10 p.m. after an altercation.

Authorities say Brummett attacked Billy Denney with a knife, stabbing him “at least 6 times.”

Police say Denney was stabbed in the back, both arms, the ear and hand, “causing a partial amputation of the finger.”

Brummett is charged with first-degree assault in the case.

He was being held in the Wayne County Detention Center.