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Boone man charged for fatal stabbing


BOONE COUNTY A man is accused of fatal weekend in Boone County.

According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, 60-year-old James Pugh III is charged with first-degree murder. The fatal stabbing occurred around five o’clock Sunday evening (7/9) on Camp Creek Road.

Deputies attempted to resuscitate the victim by performing CPR but were unsucessful. The victim was identified as Lodis Lafferty.

Pugh is being held without bond at Southwestern Regional Jail at Holden.

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