Breathitt County man kills wife during domestic dispute

A Breathitt County woman has been murdered by her husband.

Friday morning at approximately 6:30, the Jackson Police Department and Kentucky State Police responded to Quicksand Road, in Jackson, on the report of a possible domestic violence murder.

Upon arriving at the scene, authorities found that Charles and Anna Noble had been involved in a physical altercation. Anna Noble, 54, received fatal injuries during the altercation and was pronounced dead at the scene by Breathitt County Coroner’s Office, according to Kentucky State Police.

After an investigation, police arrested 58-year-old Charles Noble and charged him with murder. He is lodged in Three Forks Regional Jail.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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