Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing 8-Year-Old Arrested In Ohio

Keith Burley
Photo credit Pennsylvania State Police
By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — A Lawrence County man just released from jail  accused in the death of a boy Monday night is believed to be in custody after a manhunt.

43-year-old Keith Burley is accused of fatally stabbing an 8-year-old at a home on High St. in Union Township.

Police arrested the man on Market Street in Youngstown Tuesday morning.


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Police say the incident began Monday as a domestic dispute in a car. Reportedly inside were Burley, his girlfriend and her two children.

She exited the vehicle at the New Castle Fire Department and police say Burley drove the children to a home on High St. and stabbed the boy there. Burley is on parole on homicide charges.

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