The Laurel County Sheriff's Department arrested a man Thursday after he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend.
Michael Keith McQueen, 37, is charged with murder, according to authorities. He allegedly killed Christina Hodges in a wooded area near a residence on Haley Ridge Road in Laurel County.
Police were called to the area late Thursday morning after a man called the sheriff's department to say he had just killed his girlfriend. When they arrived, they found McQueen covered in blood, according to a news release.
McQueen was lodged in the Laurel County jail.