Suspects charged in Portland murder

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two men originally arrested on other charges have now charged in Louisville latest murder case.

Clifton Jones and Donte Rice, both 23, faced a judge Thursday on drug and weapons charges. Both men entered not guilty pleas and are due back in court in November.

Late Thursday afternoon, WAVE 3 News learned that Louisville Metro Police have charged Jones and Rice with the murder of 26-year-old Ricco Cunningham. He was found shot to death behind the Chevron station at 22nd Street and Portland Avenue Tuesday night.

Metro Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

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