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Russell County man charged with Murder

Date of News Release: 10/30/2016

Jamestown, Ky. (October 30, 2016) - 53-year-old Rick D. McWhorter, of Jamestown, KY was arrested and charged with Murder on October 29, 2016 at 3:45 PM CST. 70-year-old Douglas W. Carnes of 687 South Main Street, Jamestown Manor, Jamestown, KY was found dead in his residence on Saturday morning, October 29th at approximately 7:46 AM CST.

Carnes appeared to have been involved in an altercation that lead to him being beaten and cut to death. An autopsy was performed earlier today at the state medical examiner's office. Results are pending.

McWhorter was lodged in the Russell County jail. Detective Mike Dubree is investigating.