LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – Lexington police confirm a man charged with murder is connected to the body found in a burned vehicle in Bourbon County.
Police say Cecil Russell is accused of killing Lazarus Parker. Russell is charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
Parker was found in a burned car in February at a farm near the Bourbon-Fayette county line.
Police say Parker was shot before the car was set on fire.
Russell is due in court on Tuesday morning.
He’s in jail on a million-dollar cash bond.