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Police searching for ‘armed, dangerous’ man in fatal stabbing

Jeffrey Cole is wanted as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Whitley County man.
Jeffrey Cole is wanted as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Whitley County man. Kentucky State Police

A Whitley County man was slain Monday, and authorities are searching for the suspect.

Curtis Lawson, 55, of Siler was found dead at his home on Jordan Hollow Road of an apparent stab wound, according to Kentucky State Police.

Detectives learned that Lawson was stabbed by Jeffrey Cole, 27, of New York, during an altercation at Lawson’s home, police said.

State police are searching for Cole and asked that anyone with information on him or his whereabouts contact police at 606-878-6622. He is considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Mike Stunson: 859-231-1324, @mike_stunson

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