The Kentucky State Police have confirmed that Christopher Mitchell Johnston, 23 of Dawson Springs, has been arrested and charged with the stabbing death of George Burchett, 26 of Sebree.

At approximately 10:09 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville received a complaint of a stabbing that occurred around Lisman Mount Myria Road, near the intersection of Highway 270 and Highway 874 in Webster County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that George Burchett, age 26, of Sebree, was stabbed multiple times by Christopher Johnston, age 23, of Dawson Springs.  Mr. Burchett was pronounced deceased on scene by Webster County Coroner Todd Vanover.

Christopher Johnston was arrested without incident and lodged in the Webster County Detention Center where he was charged with Murder. The investigation is ongoing.



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