Glenna Wilbourn, 49, of Paducah is charged with murder in the death of 61-year-old William Ashley.

At 2:01 a.m. Thursday, McCracken County sheriff's deputies responded to 2728 Pool Road in Paducah on a reported domestic assault situation.

The caller reported there had been a fight between Ashley and Wilbourn, the residents at the address. The caller stated Wilbourn, Ashley’s live-in girlfriend, had beat Ashley with a baseball bat and believed he was deceased.

When deputies arrived at the home, they discovered Ashley lying in front of the residence deceased with visible injuries.

Upon searching the area, deputies located a baseball bat believed to be the weapon used to assault Ashley, which resulted in his death.

Upon further investigation at the scene, detectives discovered additional evidence and obtained further information, which resulted in the arrest of Wilbourn.

-- The Southern

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