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KSP Charge a Nicholas County Man with Murder

Date of News Release: 12/10/2011

(Dry Ridge, Ky.) - On December 10, 2011 at approximately 0037 hours, Post 6 received a call of a shooting at 6367 Kentontown Road in Mt. Olivet. Responding units discovered the body of Angie Spencer, 71 of Mt. Olivet, deceased from a gunshot wound to the chest. A witness at the scene was able to give a description of the suspect, who fired multiple shots into the victim's residence. Through investigation the suspect was identified as Gary H. Barnett, 64 of Carlisle. Barnett was arrested without incident by State Police detectives at 1431 hours and charged with one count of murder. State Police detectives were assisted on scene by the Robertson County Sheriff and the Mt. Olivet Police Department. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Chris Jaskowiak.

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