Suspect in McCreary County murder arrested & lodged in Leslie County Detention Center

London, Ky. (March 25, 2019) - On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at approximately 6:55 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by McCreary County 911 about a possible shooting with injuries at a residence on West HWY 92 in the Stearns community of McCreary County.

Preliminary investigation revealed Jason K. Dishman, 36, of Monticello had been shot during a confrontation.

Dishman was transported to the Wayne County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.


**UPDATE** On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 2:30 PM, Detective Correll arrested Jason T. Phillips, 29, of Monticello and charged him with murder.

He was lodged in the Leslie County Detention Center.

Detective Correll is continuing the investigation.

Photo courtesy of the Leslie County Detention Center.

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