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Lewis County Deputies Investigating Early Morning Stabbing

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- The Lewis County Sheriff's Department is investigating an early morning stabbing.

It happened a little after 1:40 a.m. Thursday at a home in Tollesboro, Kentucky.

Lewis County Sheriff's Department Deputies say they received a call saying a man had come to a home in the area asking for help.

The caller told deputies the man had been stabbed and was weak.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found Daniel Carlos Yoki Zunun, 27, of Tollesboro with two stab wounds to the chest and one in the stomach.

Deputies say Luis Herman Rojas, 27, stabbed Zunun during an argument.

Later that morning, Lewis County Sheriff Deputies found Rojas at his home.

He was arrested and charged with assault 1st degree and tampering with physical evidence.

Rojas is now in the Lewis County Detention Center without bond.

Zunun was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

He is in stable condition.

A 17-year-old juvenile was also arrested and charged with tampering with physical evidence.

He is now in the Boyd County Regional Juvenile Detention Center.


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