Here’s an update to a story from Friday out of Leslie Co. The Kentucky State Police said they have arrested a man wanted in connection with a murder of a woman in Leslie Co. According to the original story, the body of a deceased woman was found in Leslie Co Thursday at a home in the Essie community. Initial reports from the Leslie Co. Coroner’s Office said the woman appeared to have died from a gunshot wound. State Police used a helicopter Thursday to search for a person of interest in the case. Investigators collected evidence from the person of interest’s car, which was found somewhere other than the house where the woman died. On Saturday, just before 5 PM, Police located the person of interest they had been searching for, identified as Dustin Stidham. Police found Stidham on Lower McIntosh Road in Leslie Co and he was arrested without incident. Police have charged Stidham with the murder of Paige Murphy, the woman found Thursday.
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