Man indicted for solicitation to commit murder

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By Sarah Bennett

BARDSTOWN —  A Nelson County grand jury indicted a Bardstown man Friday for solicitation to commit murder.

David O. Smith Jr., 35, is accused of soliciting another person to kill three Bardstown residents, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4.

He was arrested April 22 and lodged at Nelson County Detention Center, police said. He is scheduled to appear for arraignment May 2 in Nelson Circuit Court.

Post 4 Detective Terry Whittaker is leading the investigation.