A Knox County man was charged Thursday with murder in the stabbing death of another county resident, according to state police.
Police who investigated found Bobby Hamilton, 42, of Barbourville dead on the front porch of a house on KY 225 outside town.
Police charged Randell W. Bays, 26, of Barbourville with murder.
No details were available Thursday on what led to the fatal stabbing, according to a news release.
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Knox County sheriff's officers contacted state police at 5:10 a.m. Thursday for assistance in the case.