Bullitt County woman arrested after disappearance of Justin Burt

She's currently in the Bullitt County jail charged with 1st Degree Assault
She's currently in the Bullitt County jail charged with 1st Degree Assault(Bullitt County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Nov. 5, 2020 at 12:04 PM EST
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BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) - A woman has now been charged after police spent a month searching for her in relation to Justin Burt’s disappearance.

An arrest report for Nicole Stivers says she admitted to stabbing a man, then kidnapping him, then driving them to Indiana, and finally forcing them into the Ohio River.

Stivers was arrested in Summit County Ohio for crimes in Kentucky. She waived her extradition rights and was booked into the Bullitt County Jail on Nov. 4.

She’s now charged with 1st Degree Assault and Kidnapping. She’s being held on a $1 million bond.

Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department mentioned Stiver’s name in a post regarding a missing man, Justin Burt over a month ago. He was declared missing and in danger Oct. 4.

The Sheriff’s office said they had been searching for both Brandon and Nicole Stivers in relation to Burt’s location.

Burt was last seen Sept. 4, the same day Stivers admitted to stabbing a person and forcing them into a river.

MISSING PERSON/ENDANGERED ‼️ Justin Burt White male approximately 32 years old and is 5’9”, 185 pounds, blue eyes and...

Posted by Bullitt County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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