Kentucky

Lancaster woman stabbed to death

A Lancaster man has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead inside the couple's apartment Wednesday morning.

Police went to the Westwood Apartments on Danville Street in Lancaster after receiving a report that a naked man was sitting outside the apartments, according to Kentucky State Police in Richmond.

A Lancaster City Police officer went to the scene and put the man, Luther C. Creech, 40, in his police vehicle. The officer then went inside Creech's apartment, where Courtney Walton Creech, 30, was dead in a bedroom, according to state police.

Police said it appeared that the woman died from a stab wound. Luther Creech was charged with murder. He was to be lodged in the Lincoln County Jail after receiving treatment for broken foot bones, according to police.

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