Business owner found stabbed to death inside Mount Vernon Glitter Box store

Posted at 2:34 PM, Sep 30, 2020

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Mt. Vernon police are investigating the stabbing of a 54-year-old woman found inside Glitter Box in Rockcastle County as a homicide.

Police arrived on-scene just before 7 p.m. Tuesday after getting a report of a woman inside the store with a head injury. Upon arrival, police found that the business' owner had been stabbed. She later died from her injuries.

Officers from Mt. Vernon, Kentucky State Police, and the Rockcastle County Sheriff's office spent Tuesday night collecting evidence at the scene. Officials have refused to comment on if there are any suspects or a possible motive for the crime due to the ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated.