Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Knott County, KY: Estranged wife charged in stabbing death of her husband in Knott County

A man was found stabbed to death at a home in the Amburgey community of Knott County at about midnight on Saturday, and his estranged wife has been charged with murder.

State police and representatives of the Knott County Sheriff's Department found Jonathon Sparkman, 27, of Topmost suffering from multiple stab wounds a home on Perkins Madden Road after they were called to the scene at 11:58 p.m. on a report of fighting, according to a news release from state police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kayla Sparkman, 25, of Litt Carr was charged with murder and taken to the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

Engle-Bowling Funeral Home in Hazard is in charge of arrangements.

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