Kentucky State Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred on Salt River Road last Thursday, January 12, that left one Anderson County resident dead and his younger brother charged with murder.
The event took place around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening. That is when police say 50-year-old Michael Chad Ritchey of Lawrenceburg was fatally stabbed. 39-year-old Russell Oliver, also of Lawrenceburg, has been charged with one count of murder/domestic violence for the incident. He is being held at the Shelby County Detention Center on a $500,000 cash bond.
Not much information has been released at this time, as the investigation is still ongoing. The investigation is being led by Kentucky State Police. They were assisted on the scene by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Anderson County EMS, and the Anderson County Coroner’s Office.