Troopers Arrest Colorado Murder Suspect
By West Kentucky Star Staff
LYON COUNTY - A Florida man wanted for murder in Colorado was arrested near Eddyville, Friday on I-24.

According to Kentucky State Police, troopers were patrolling on I-24 and stopped a vehicle for suspected traffic violations.
The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of 31-year-old John Horton, of Jacksonville Florida. Horton was charged with DUI, along with other traffic violations, and was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center.
On Saturday, Kentucky State Police-Post 1, received a notification from the FBI’s NCIC database stating that John Horton was wanted for murder by the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado.
Authorities with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office are making arrangements to travel to Kentucky in the coming days in an effort to further their investigation.
Horton remains lodged in the Caldwell County Detention Center.

Published 07:02 PM, Saturday Aug. 24, 2019
Updated 05:44 AM, Monday Aug. 26, 2019

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