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Young Charged with Murder

Oct 11, 2018

Joseph Young was arrested on Wednesday.
Credit Boyd County Detention Center

A Boyd County Man has been arrested for the murder of an Olive Hill man. 

Kentucky State Police and the Boyd County Sheriff’s office arrested 24-year-old Joseph Young on Wednesday.  Young is accused of the murder of 44-year-old Clinton Middleton, who was found dead on September 27th from a gunshot wound to the head in Elliott County.

In addition to the murder charge, Young also faces Trafficking and Possession charges, as well as possession of a defaced firearm.  

Young is currently in the Boyd County Detention Center without bond.  He is scheduled to be arraigned in Boyd Circuit County Monday morning.