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Man enters guilty plea in Scott Co. murder case

A man charged in a Scott County murder case has pled guilty.
Published: Jun. 10, 2022 at 4:08 PM EDT
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SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man charged in a Scott County murder case has pled guilty.

Joseph Hicks was re-indicted on several charges, including murder, robbery and tampering with evidence.

Hicks was accused of killing his then-girlfriend Sheena Baxter.

As part of the plea deal, prosecutors have recommended a prison sentence of 45 years total.

Hicks will formally be sentenced on July 7.

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