McCracken Woman Charged with Boyfriend's Murder
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A McCracken County woman is charged with murder, after police say she beat her boyfriend to death with a baseball bat.

At around 2:00 am Thursday, deputies responded to a reported domestic assault at 2728 Pool Road. The caller told police there had been a fight between the residents of the home, 61 year-old William Ashley and his girlfriend, 49 year-old Glenna Wilbourn. Police said the caller told them that Wilbourn had beat Ashley to death with a baseball bat. Deputies said they found Ashley's body lying in front of the home when they arrived.

Police later found a baseball bat they believe to be the weapon used to kill Ashley. Officers arrested Wilbourn and charged her with Murder. She was taken to McCracken County Jail.

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Published 01:39 PM, Thursday Mar. 27, 2014
Updated 09:31 AM, Friday Mar. 28, 2014

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