West Frankfort PD investigating two separate stabbing incidents

WEST FRANKFORT — West Frankfort Police Chief Shawn Talutto says around 11:30 Wednesday morning, officers went to the 1000 block of West Main Street in reference to a stabbing.

When they got there, officers discovered that 55-year-old Terry W. Young, of Kentucky had been stabbed several times. The suspect,  30-year-old Lance E. Munsell, also of Kentucky, had fled the scene. Young was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Munsell was found and placed under arrest without incident Thursday. He was charged with aggravated battery and taken to the Franklin County Jail.

Talutto reports that around 10:20 p.m. on Oct. 27, officers were sent to a stabbing in the 400 block of East Charles Street.

When officers arrived, they found two men that had been fighting over a property dispute. One man, 58-year-old  Charles E. Hutson, of West  Frankfort, had stabbed 64-year-old Cary D. Price, of West Frankfort, with a knife. Price was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hutson was arrested on scene and charged with aggravated battery.  He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.