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Metcalfe County man charged with murder

Date of PHOTO Release: 8/18/2017

Summershade, KY (August 14, 2017) – 46-year-old Bobbie Lawson, of Summershade, KY, was arrested today and charged with Murder, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Abuse of a Corpse. Post 15 was contacted by the Metcalfe County Sheriffs Department in reference to a deceased person found at a residence on Nobob Summer Shade Road. The investigation led to the arrest of Lawson who was lodged in the the Metcalfe County Jail.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be determined. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 15th at the state medical examiner's office. No additional information is available at this time. Detective Kenny Brown is investigating.

UPDATE

Summershade, KY (August 14, 2017) – The State Medical Examiner's office used fingerprint comparisons to confirm the identity of the deceased as 30-year-old Bobby L. Hubert, of Summer Shade, KY. Hubert and Bobbie Lawson shared the residence where they became involved in an argument that led to Hubert being shot and killed by Lawson, who remains lodged in the Metcalfe County jail. The investigation is ongoing.