Two Calloway Men Charged For Murder And Arson

Jul 29, 2013

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A Calloway County Grand Jury has charged two Murray men in connection to a fatal house fire in Hazel on June 12th. The jury returned indictments against 39-year-old Hughron Payne and 43-year-old Royce Dale Earnest. The fire claimed the life of Patricia Bohne. Both men were charged with Murder, Arson in the third degree and Manufacturing Methamphetamine. Payne was additionally indicted for Persistent Felony Offender in the first degree. Kentucky State Police arrested both men Friday. The pair are being lodged in the Calloway County Detention Center.