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Police: Murder victim able to describe suspect before death; leads to arrest

Jaleen Spivey, 21. (Hopkins Co. Jail) Jaleen Spivey, 21. (Hopkins Co. Jail)
MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

Madisonville police have arrested a man as part of a murder investigation.  

Police responded to a stabbing in the 300 block of West Arch Street in Madisonville just before 8 Thursday night.  They found a man, 25-year-old Alex Phebus, who had been stabbed.

Police say he was still conscious and was able to give officers a description of his attacker. Phebus was then taken to the emergency room, where he died.

Officers say the information they got from Phebus pointed them to 21-year-old Jaleen Spivey. Spivey was arrested and charged with murder.  

Police say the investigation is ongoing, and ask anyone with information to contact them.

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