• Police: Sunday death in Newport a homicide
     | July 08,2014

    NEWPORT — Police say the death of 35-year-old man in Newport has been ruled a homicide.

    Authorities say Isaac Hunt was found dead Sunday after reports of a fight in progress on Lake Road in Newport.

    Police say Hunt and his girlfriend went to the Lake Road address as part of an ongoing dispute with 31-year-old Christian Cornelius and his brother, 24-year-old Garrett Cornelius, both of Newport.

    Police say Christian Cornelius stabbed Hunt in the leg with a knife.

    State police say the incident is being investigated with Newport police. The case will be reviewed by the Orleans County State’s Attorney.

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