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Pardoned Man

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Pardoned Man
Pardoned Man

Unrelated case.

A lexington man who went to prison for killing his baby boy and was pardoned by then-governor matt bevin, was arrested on strangulation and assault charges friday.

This... according to fayette county detention center website...36-year old kurt smith was arrested by lexington police and charged with strangulation 1st degree and assault 4th degree-domestic violence-minor injury.

No other details were immediately available.

In 2001, smith was 17-years old when he was charged in lexington with killing his six-week old baby boy, blake.

He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison, according to court records on december 6, 2019, gov.

Matt bevin pardoned smith.

It was one of a slew of last minute pardons issued by bevin before leaving office.



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