Man charged in death of Hamilton man


A man is behind bars charged in the death of a Hamilton man.

Arthur Peter Smith was taken into custody after police say he stabbed to death James Edwards Williams in the 300 block of North 6th Street Tuesday night after the two got into a fight.

When police arrived on scene, they say they found Williams and rushed him to the hospital where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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