An Elizabethtown man arrested and charged in December with killing another man by shooting him multiple times inside a vehicle goes to trial in October.
Kendall Lincoln, 21, is alleged to have killed Cornelius Tory, 20, of Vine Grove, on Dec. 2 inside Tory’s Chevy Tahoe in the front parking lot of Walmart in Radcliff. Tory, who moved to the area about six months earlier to live with his mother, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hardin County Coroner’s Office.
Lincoln’s trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 19 in Hardin Circuit Court.
According to Radcliff police, Lincoln fired eight shots from a .45-caliber handgun, killing Tory.
He also reportedly stole a handgun and promethazine from Tory. Promethazine is an antihistamine that has various uses including to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, according to WebMD.
Lincoln reportedly confessed to shooting Tory and taking the items in a recorded interview with Radcliff police.
Lincoln has been held in jail in lieu of a $1 million cash bond.
He is charged with murder, first-degree robbery and possession of a handgun by a convicted. He also is charged with probation violation from a 2018 felony case where he was convicted of possession of drugs, trafficking in heroin and receiving a stolen firearm.
If found guilty of murder, he could spend the rest of his life in prison on the Class A felony charge that is punishable by 20 to 50 years, or life.