This is an ongoing investigation;
UPDATE (March 13 2019) an autopsy is scheduled for the victim in this case today in Frankfort. The victim in the stabbing is Charles Albert Ratliff (74) from Elkhorn City, Ky.
There has been an arrest made in the case. Michael Yates (41) from Regina KY has been charged with the murder of Charles Albert Ratliff from Regina, KY.
# # #
Elkhorn City, KY (March 12 2019) Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post 09, has opened a death investigation due to a person being stabbed at Cox Farm Road on the Regina Belcher Highway.
Just after 2:30 this afternoon Post 09 received a 911 all of a male being stabbed. This person has been pronounced deceased by the Pike County Coroner’s office.
At this time, no charges have been made. However, one person is being questioned about the incident.
This is an ongoing investigation; the names of the involved persons will be released at a later time pending notification.