KSP: Solicitation of Murder Arrest

(GLASGOW, Ky.) – Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigations West Branch assisted Kentucky State Police Post 15 with a Solicitation of Murder investigation in Barren County.

According to the release, Detectives received information from Nashville Metro Police Department’s Major Crime Unit that 49 year old Kevin Scott Gentry of Edmonton was attempting to hire someone to murder another individual. KSP arranged a meeting with undercover KSP Detectives and Gentry provided money for the act and information about the potential victim. After the meeting concluded, police say Gentry was arrested and charged with Solicitation of Murder and lodged in the Barren County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and no further details can be released at this time.

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