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Fight Ends with One Dead, One in Jail

Fight Ends with One Dead, One in Jail
By: Heartland News

PADUCAH, Ky. - Police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon after another man was found dead Tuesday morning in Paducah.

David Earl Jones,44, faces murder charges after police found Christopher Jeffery Campbell, 21, dead on the 1400 block of south 6th Street.

Police say a passerby called the E911 about 7:50 a.m. Tuesday after seeing a man lying on the front steps of a home. 

The victim had at least one stab wound in the chest.  An autopsy is planned for Wednesday morning.

According to the Paducah Police Department, Jones told investigators he and Campbell had a fight early in the morning at which point he stabbed Campbell and later moved his body to the front steps.

Jones remains in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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