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Charges upgraded to murder for Wayne County man

Charges against a man, police say is behind a weekend shooting that left one person dead, have now been upgraded to murder.

Initially, Richard Smith, Junior, of Wayne County only faced assault charges.

He has now been charged with shooting and killing Samantha Rigney, at a home on Chesnut Oaks Road, in the Parnell community.

Rigney, was pronounced dead on Sunday at UK.


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