VINE GROVE — A Vine Grove man convicted in 2007 of killing his stepfather has died at a Lexington hospital.
Ricky Padgett, 54, died Saturday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
Padgett was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the March 2006 shooting death of his stepfather, L.B. "Bill" Payne at their Vine Grove home. Payne, 77, died two days after the shooting.