MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) - Three people have been indicted in federal court for allegedly murdering a Clay County man.
The indictment charges Jimmy D. Benge, Gerald Lee Sizemore, and Vernon Delph with the murder of Eli Marcum with the intent to retaliate against him for providing information to a law enforcement officer relating to a federal offense.
The murder is count two in the indictment which also charges Benge and several others with distributing OxyCodone.
The indictment charges Benge with offering to pay to have Marcum killed and Sizemore committed the offense.
The indictment says the three could face death or life in prison if convicted.