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Man is stabbed in Morehead, in critical condition at UK

A Morehead man was in critical condition at University of Kentucky Hospital Tuesday night after a stabbing.

Police were called to an assault at 1965 Bluestone Road in Morehead just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Kentucky State Police said Jason D. Branham of Winchester stabbed Michael D. Ritchie.

Ritchie, 34, was taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center, then flown to UK.

Police arrested Branham, 30, on a charge of first-degree assault. He is being held in the Rowan County jail.

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