Benton Man Arrested on Murder Charge
By West Kentucky Star Staff
BENTON, KY - A Benton man was arrested Wednsday on a murder charge.

According to Benton Police, 53-year-old Jonathan D. Williams, (a.k.a. Danny Williams), has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of 54-year-old Billy J. Lee, also of Benton.

Benton Police received a call on December 1st at 4:46 pm, after Lee was found deceased in the living room of his home. Foul play was suspected as evidence supported that Lee had been assaulted.

An autopsy was completed on December 3rd at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville. Preliminary results confirmed Lee died as a result of injuries sustained from multiple blunt force trauma and emphysematous changes in the lungs.

Williams was taken to the Marshall County Detention Facility.

Published 10:14 PM, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018
Updated 05:48 AM, Friday Dec. 21, 2018

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