A man injured in an assault with a hatchet Tuesday night died Wednesday afternoon at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
The body of Chris Mitchell, 39, of Bourbon County has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office.
Mitchell was struck in the forehead with a hatchet Tuesday night about 10:30 p.m. during an argument over stolen property outside his home on Townsend Valley Road in Bourbon County, according to WKYT-TV.
Daniel Carter was arrested and held in the Bourbon County Detention Center. He had already been charged with assault, fleeing from police and resisting arrest.