Police investigating homicide near Harned, Ky. - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Son charged with stepfather's murder near Harned, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.  (WDRB) -- State police arrested a 17-year-old juvenile and charged him with first degree manslaughter. The teen is suspected of killing his stepfather, 37-year-old Hugo Martinez, after a domestic dispute at their home near Harned, Ky., in Breckinridge County Tuesday evening.

Police responded to the home along Kentucky 259 just before 6 p.m. EDT.  The coroner later pronounced the stepfather dead at the scene, according to a state police news release.

The preliminary investigation found the two were involved "in a domestic dispute."

Authorities have not released the name of juvenile.  An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday. It is not clear if he will be tried as an adult.

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