KSP investigate fatal stabbing

Aaron K. Nelson anelson@civitasmedia.com

April 1, 2014

SALYERSVILLE — One man is dead and a woman is in custody in the case of a fatal stabbing in Salyersville on Saturday.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Zach Haney of Post 9 responded to the call of a stabbing and found Roy Prater, 43, dead at the scene.

The ensuing investigation led to the arrest of Marie Minix, of Salyersville. She is currently being held in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center on one count of murder (domestic violence).

KSP Det. Tony Tackett remains in charge of the investigation.