- Associated Press - Thursday, October 30, 2014

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A teenager from southwestern Kentucky has been arraigned on charged that he killed a woman whose body was found in a vacant apartment 18 months ago.

The Kentucky New Era reported (https://bit.ly/1tmwAKH ) that 19-year-old James D. Day made his first appearance in Christian County Circuit Court on Wednesday in the death of 44-year-old Kathleen Davis.

Hopkinsville police say DNA evidence linked Day to the strangulation death of Davis on April 6, 2013.

Police have not released a possible motive in the death.

Interim Police Chief Clayton Sumner says the investigation remains open and investigators are still seeking information about Davis’ death.

Day has a pretrial conference scheduled for Dec. 3.

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Information from: Kentucky New Era, https://www.kentuckynewera.com

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