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Man Accused Of Stabbing Person In Chest With Kitchen Knife

Posted at 8:17 AM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-08 08:17:36-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police arrested a Lexington man who they say stabbed a person Thursday.

Police say 56-year-old John Lapham stabbed someone in the chest with a serrated kitchen knife.

Authorities said alcohol was suspected to be involved in the case.

The victim’s condition was not disclosed.

Lapham was charged with first-degree assault. He was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center