A man has been arrested in a Rockcastle County murder case after turning himself in at the Lexington Metro Police Department.
Kentucky State Police arrested 26-year-old Arturo Perez Tuesday night. He is accused of killing 54-year-old Famey Hellard.
Hellard owned ‘The Glitter Box’ in Mount Vernon. She was found murdered in her store in September.
According to Perez’s arrest citation, he admitted to using a fake gun to rob Hellard before stabbing her to death.
Perez is charged with murder, robbery and tampering with physical evidence.