Man arrested on drug charges after girlfriend found dead
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A West Virginia man whose girlfriend was found dead at a Kentucky motel has been arrested on drug charges.
News outlets report that 30-year-old Brittany Nichole Edens, of Charleston, West Virginia, was found dead Saturday afternoon at the Bluegrass Inn in Frankfort. Franklin police Capt. Chris Quire says 34-year-old Christopher Fulks was arrested at the scene and is charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance - in this case, methamphetamine.
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Franklin County Coroner Will Harrod says it's too early to speculate on the cause of Edens' death.
Quire said homicide charges could be filed if the medical examiner's report indicates a drug overdose.
The investigation is ongoing. It's unknown if Fulks has a lawyer.
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