Arrest made in Washington Co stabbing death - News, Weather & Sports

Man charged with murder after body found on side of road

David Hook (Source: Washington Co,. police) David Hook (Source: Washington Co,. police)

WASHINGTON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - A man is facing murder charges in connection to a stabbing death in Washington County.

According to Chief Deputy Roger Newlon, on Friday officers arrested David Hook, 45, for the murder of Joey Verble. Police discovered Verble's body on Mount Eden Road off of State Road 39 Thursday night.

Officers said Verble was struck multiple times in the head with a hammer and was stabbed multiple times in the neck and chest.

Newlon said Hook is a habitual felony offender.

Hook's initial hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 26.

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