DIXON, Ky. (FOX 56) – The Webster County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the Kentucky State Police in a murder investigation on Saturday.

At around 9 a.m., Webster County Dispatch was contacted by William Brian Virgin, 47, of Dixon who, according to KSP, said he strangled and killed his girlfriend.

Upon arrival at the scene, police confirmed they found Heather Davidson, 32, of Dixon dead.

Virgin was promptly arrested and charged with murder.

He is currently being held at the Webster County Detention Center.