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Livingston Co. man charged with murder

James Crider, 21, of Livingston County is charged with murder for stabbing a man on Saturday...
James Crider, 21, of Livingston County is charged with murder for stabbing a man on Saturday night, October 9.(Kentucky State Police)
Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 1:41 PM CDT
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SALEM, Ky. (KFVS) - A man is facing murder charges after a reported fight on Saturday night.

James Crider, 21, was arrested on murder charges.

He is currently in the McCracken County Jail.

Kentucky State Police responded to a call just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 9 about an assault that happened at a home in Salem.

According to the Kentucky State Police, 52-year-old Joseph Harris and Crider were involved in a fight at a home on Butler Road, where Crider stabbed Harris.

Livingston County deputies were called to the scene and they restrained Crider.

Livingston County EMS attempted to do life saving measures on Harris.

Harris was then taken to an area hospital where he later died of his injuries.

At this time, troopers say an autopsy has not been scheduled for Harris.

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