18-year-old facing murder, attempted murder charges in Alexandria, KY


We have new info on the Alexandria triple shooting and double homicide Friday afternoon that killed a 14 year old boy and a 47 year old man.

37 year old Derek Johnson of Alexandria was shot multiple times... and was treated at UCMC. He's expected to recover. The adult victim identified as Brian Cornelius. The juvenile's name has not been released.

Local 12 is reporting this morning that victims were related, though Alexandria Police haven't confirmed that.

18-year-old Richard Fessler is in jail with a one million dollar bond and a court date set for Tuesday at 8:30 am. He's charged with Murder and Attempted Murder.

Richard Mark Fessler, age 18. Mug shot courtesy Campbell County Detention Center.

Richard Mark Fessler, age 18. Mug shot courtesy Campbell County Detention Center.