Kentucky man accused of holding wife, daughter hostage for 16 hours

Tommy Thrasher (Adair County Regional Jail)
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BURKESVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police have arrested a man after troopers say he held his wife and daughter hostage.

Troopers arrested Tommy Thrasher, 49, of Burkesville after a more than 16-hour standoff.

Authorities arrived at the home around 9 p.m. Sunday, and it wasn't until 1:26 p.m. Monday when the two hostages were able to leave.

Thrasher was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree terroristic threatening and menacing. He remains in the Adair Regional Jail without bond.