COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police have charged a Kentucky man with trying to hire a hitman.
The KSP arrested 28-year-old Darren P. Wethington of Green
County on Thursday, charging him with conspiracy to commit murder.
Trooper Billy Gregory said in a news release that police got
word from a third party that Wethington was trying to hire someone
to kill his ex-wife.
Gregory said Wethington gave an undercover officer several items
that would have helped him carry out a murder plot.
Police didn't immediately release the name of the targeted
Wethington is held in the Taylor County Detention Center.
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