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Police: One dead after fight at pub in Florence, deceased identified

Posted at 11:27 AM, Jul 21, 2019

FLORENCE, Ky. (LEX 18) — One is dead after a fight at the Papa's Pub in Florence, Kentucky.

Florence police were dispatched to Papa's Pub on Sunday morning for a fight involving a large number of people.

There had also been a report of two people who had been stabbed, according to police.

Officers found two subjects who had been stabbed and one who had been struck in the face multiple times upon arrival.

One stabbing victim, Stephen Dodson, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another stabbing victim was taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital.

Florence Police Department's Investigative and Crime Scene Units with the Boone County Coroner's Office responded to the scene, according to police.

If you witnessed this incident or know any information, please contact the Florence Police Department at (859) 371-1234.