Kentucky State Police Investigate Stabbing Death in Webster County

Jul 3, 2018

Christopher Johnston of Dawson Springs, Ky., faces a murder charge for the stabbing death of George Burchett of Sebree.
Credit Webster County Jail

Kentucky State Police are investigating a stabbing death in Webster County. 

Police said in a release on Tuesday they received a complaint shortly after 10 p.m. on July 2 of a stabbing that occurred around Lisman Mount Myria Road.

An investigation revealed that 23-year-old Christopher Johnston of Dawson Springs stabbed multiple times 26-year-old George Burchett of Sebree.

Webster County Coroner Todd Vanover pronounced Burchett dead at the scene.

Johnston was arrested without incident and faces a murder charge. He is lodged in the Webster County Detention Center.