Juvenile, 2 teens charged in homicide of 73 year old

Juvenile, 2 teens charged in homicide of 73 year old
Kentucky State Police (Source: Don Sniegowski)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Police have now arrested four people in connection to an October homicide.

Kentucky State Police were called to a home on Pea Ridge Rd. in Franklin County on Oct. 1. They found a man who’d suffered serious injuries.

Ronald Thornton, 73 years old of Frankfort, Ky later died from his injuries.

One juvenile was arrested Nov. 27 and charged with murder.

More than 15 months after the homicide, three others have now been arrested in the case.

Samuel Payne, 37 years old of Frankfort, KY, Damaja Hardy, 19 years old of Simpsonville, KY, and Kendrick Bixler, 19 years old of Lawrenceburg, KY, have each been charged with one count of Murder in connection to this investigation.

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