Louisville man wanted on murder charge arrested in Henry County

A KSP trooper had conducted a traffic stop over the weekend, which lead to the arrest.
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 8:23 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Louisville man wanted on a murder charge was arrested over the weekend in Henry County by the Kentucky State Police.

On Sunday at about 1:37 a.m., a KSP Post 5 trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2012 Dodge Challenger on Interstate 71 near mile marker 26 after observing a traffic infraction, according to a release.

The driver of the Dodge was identified as 29-year-old Alex Lamar Foster, who had two active warrants in Jefferson County.

One of the warrants also included possession of a handgun by convicted felon.

Foster is charged with shooting and killing 25-year-old Shadarrion Youngblood back in August.

He is now facing the following new charges in addition to the pre-existing charges from the active warrants:

  • Speeding 15 mph over the limit
  • No registration plates
  • Theft of identity of another without consent
  • Operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substances
  • Failure to wear seat belts
  • Operating on suspended or revoked operator license

Foster was booked at the Oldham County Detention Center and his bond is set at $250,000.