Live on Arrest made in murder of 12-year-old boy in Cherokee Park

Published: Oct. 2, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
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Joseph Cambron (Source: LMDC)
Joseph Cambron (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a 12-year-old boy in Cherokee Park.

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According to an arrest report, Joseph Cambron got into a physical altercation at the park with the victim, Ray Allen Etheridge, on September 30. It "ended with the victim dying from wounds sustained during the altercation."

The arrest report says Cambron disposed of the murder weapon, which was not identified.

Police say Cambron gave detectives a recorded statement admitting to his involvement in the incident. He was arrested at 5 a.m. on October 2.

In addition to murder, Cabron is also charged with tampering with physical evidence.

Louisville Metro Police will release additional information during an 11:15 a.m. news conference. WAVE 3 News will carry the news conference live on WAVE 3 News Midday and on and the WAVE 3 mobile app.

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