Clay City man charged in Powell County death

A Clay City man has been charged in a Powell County death.

State police arrested Woodie G. Sons Jr., 41, on a murder charge Wednesday. Sons is accused of killing Charles Maggard of Stanton on Dec. 14.

Maggard was found dead in his home on Jerrica Leigh Lane by a family member who went to check on him, according to a news release from state police.

Maggard had been assaulted. Police did not release a cause of death.

Sons was being held in the Powell County Detention Center on a $1 million bond.