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Man charged with threatening to kill grandmother with knife, lighter fluid

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Arrested Monday afternoon on a list of charges, a 21-year-old man faces several criminal charges after police say he threatened to kill his grandmother.

David Payton was taken into custody on Algonquin Parkway after officers were told he made threats with a knife and threatened to burn her house down with lighter fluid.

There was already an active domestic violence order against the suspect at the time, according to Metro Police, who say the victim and others at the home now fear for their lives.

The arrest report claims Payton also sent a text message to his grandmother saying, "U call police on me ill kill u weni get out thats a (expletive) promise."

Payton faces charges of intimidating a participant in the legal process, third-degree terroristic threatening and violation of a EPO/DVO.

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