Vine Grove man charged related to police officer's death
By Sarah Bennett
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 1:30 am (Updated: November 21, 2:03 am)
A Vine Grove man charged with leading a Hodgenville police officer on a fatal vehicle pursuit was indicted Monday with a charge of wanton murder.
Jason L. Avis, 29, originally was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree fleeing or evading police when Kentucky State Police arrested him Sept. 16.
In addition to those charges, the LaRue County grand jury indicted him on charges of wanton murder, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree persistent felony offense.
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