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2 charged in slaying of Kentucky woman

MORGAN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – Kentucky State Police have charged two people in the slaying of a southern Kentucky woman.

Police said 41-year-old John W. Smith, of Thompkinsville, and 34-year-old Chasity Hagan, of Summer Shade, were charged Saturday with murder and burglary.

They were arrested in the death of 63-year-old Brenda Howard of Thompkinsville.

She was found in her home Friday by a family member. Police said she had been beaten and stabbed.

Smith and Hagen are being held in the Morgan County jail.

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