LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Washington County Sheriff's Department are investigating after a Sellersburg man was stabbed to death.

According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff's Department, officers responding to a call around 10:30 p.m. Aug. 22. found the victim -- 46-year-old Joey Verble -- dead on the ground near Mt. Eden Road and State Road 39, not far from Scott County.

A short time later, police arrested 45-year-old David Hook from Salem, Indiana.

Charges are pending and the investigation continues.

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