Trial set in western KY shooting death - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Trial set in western KY shooting death

MURRAY, KY (AP) - A western Kentucky man charged with murder in what prosecutors called a hired slaying case has been set for trial in May.

The Murray Ledger & Times reports that Brock Riley Ramey of Murray is scheduled to face trial May 4 in the death of Jerry Eldridge of Almo in October 2008 and of wounding Eldridge's son and the son's girlfriend.

Ramey's ex-girlfriend, Jacqueline Phillips of Murray pleaded guilty earlier in the month to facilitation to murder in a deal that requires her to testify against Ramey.

Ramey was indicted on charges of murder, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree burglary, and two counts each of first-degree assault and tampering with evidence.

Phillips is to be sentenced May 24.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

Powered by Frankly