Berea Police Report Jan. 25, 2018


Murder Investigation: On 01/23/2018 at approximately 9:30pm officers responded to an assault in the 100 block of Dinsmore Street. When they arrived, they observed that one of the subjects involved had been stabbed and had severe injuries. He was transported to the University of Kentucky hospital by Madison County EMS. The other subject was located at the scene and was taken into custody without incident. The victim is not being identified as this time, but died at approximately 2:00am at the hospital.

Officers arrested 40 year old Ricky Arvin of Berea KY and initially charged him with Assault 1st Degree. Those charges will be upgraded to Murder, and the investigation is ongoing.

Update: The victim has been identified as 43 year old Jay Drake of Berea KY.

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