Man arrested for murdering roommate in Bardstown, police say

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) – A man is behind bars after allegedly revealing to police that he killed his roommate.

Bardstown Police responded to the area of Stephen Foster Avenue for a trespasser around 6:25 a.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived, they encountered 52-year-old Joseph Cahoe, who told them he killed his roommate at a home in the 500 block of North Second Street.

Police went to that address and found a man dead.

Cahoe is facing murder charges.

The victim has not yet been identified.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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