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News Release

Solicitation of Murder Arrest

Date of News Release: 03/29/2016

(GLASGOW, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigations West Branch assisted Kentucky State Police Post 15 with a Solicitation of Murder investigation in Barren County. Detectives received information from Nashville Metro Police Department's Major Crime Unit that Kevin Scott Gentry, 49, of Edmonton was attempting to hire someone to murder another individual. KSP arranged a meeting with undercover KSP Detectives and Gentry provided money for the act and information about the potential victim. After the meeting concluded, Gentry was arrested and charged with Solicitation of Murder and lodged in the Barren County Jail. The investigation is ongoing and no further details can be released at this time.