LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Justus Bales, 25, will be arraigned in court Monday afternoon on a murder-domestic violence charge after police say he stabbed a woman to death early Saturday morning.
Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a home on Stratford Drive, which is near Clays Mill Road, for an assault.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found Leslie Bales, 54, of Lexington, had suffered from multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Bales is being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.