Suspect arrested in fatal Douglass Hills stabbing, police say

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A suspect has been arrested following a fatal stabbing in the Douglass Hills neighborhood.

Jacob Burnett, 36, is facing murder in connection with that incident in the 400 block of Ethridge Avenue just before 10 a.m. Sunday.

Officers located the victim, a man in his 60’s, with a knife protruding from his side. He was pronounced dead at the scene and has not been identified.

Police say Burnett gave a mirandized statement, admitting he stabbed the victim.

Police have disclosed the relationship between that victim and Burnett.

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