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Kentucky State Police Conducts Death Investigation in Floyd County

Prestonsburg, KY. (October 05, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a 911 call on Monday, October 04, 2021, at 03:31 a.m. regarding a stabbing in Floyd County.

KSP investigators responded to a residence on State Road Fork and discovered a male had been stabbed. The initial investigation indicates an altercation between Joshua Holbrook and Danny Waddles resulted in Holbrook suffering a fatal stab wound.

Joshua Holbrook, 28 years old of Prestonsburg, KY, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Floyd County Coroner’s Office.

As a result of this investigation, Danny Waddles was arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. Waddles is currently charged with Murder.

Detective Joseph Coleman is leading the investigation. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.

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