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Adair woman, Russell man charged in death of 5 wk old infant

Arrests today follow death of 5 week old infant October, 2017. Both suspects lodged in Adair County Regional jail with bond set at $50,000 cash for woman, $20,000 cash bond for man. Allegation is Manslaughter 1st, for both.
Note - Indictments and arrests are considered formal charges. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

From Adair County Sheriff's Office, Columbia, KY

As a result of the death of a 5 week old infant in October 2017, and a 3 month investigation, a case was presented to the Adair County Grand Jury and indictments were returned against 33 year old Jennifer Russell of Adair County, KY, and 37 year old Derrick Neathery of Russell Springs, KY, charging them both with Manslaughter 1st Degree.

Both were arrested on January 26, 2017 by Chief Deputy Aaron Rainwater and Trooper Levi Scott and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

Currently bonds are set at $50,000.00 cash for Jennifer Russell and $20,000.00 cash for Derrick Neathery.

Chief Deputy Aaron Rainwater is conducting the investigation.

This story was posted on 2018-01-26 14:20:26
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