Jefferson County 13-year-old charged with murder

Published 3:44 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2024

A 13-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder in Jefferson County.

The teen allegedly stabbed a man multiple times after midnight Sunday on the 150 block of Green Acre Drive in Fayette, according to Jefferson County Sheriff James Bailey.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the victim, 34-year-old Phillip Queen, lying in the street.

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The teen, who has not been named publicly, made his initial court appearance Monday, where he was denied bond. Authorities are determining whether he will be tried as an adult.