Man pleads not guilty to killing woman found in container

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Clark Smith charged with murder of Barren County woman whose body found stuffed in container in river in Hart County

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) – A south-central Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty to killing a woman whose body was found in a container floating in the Green River.

WBKO-TV (http://bit.ly/2bMhBe1) reports 53-year-old Clark W. Smith of Cave City made an appearance Monday in Barren Circuit Court. He is charged with murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of 22-year-old Kristen Edwards of Barren County. Her body was found July 23 by someone fishing in the river in Hart County.

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Smith was arrested Aug. 19 at his home. His next court appearance was set for Nov. 21.

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Information from: WBKO-TV, http://www.wbko.com

 

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