Guilty plea from woman indicted in family killings case

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Ann Plotkin, accused of complicity to murder in the death’s of a Trigg County family pleaded guilty to all charges in court on Friday.
The primary suspect in the case, Ryan Champion, avoided the death penalty after pleading guilty in December of 2016 to four counts of murder in the deaths of his parents and sister and a 22-year-old man, Vito Riservato.  He also pleaded guilty to a kidnapping charge.
Plotkin was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Champion will spend life behind bars.
2/11/2015 7:01 p.m.
Western Kentucky woman indicted in family killings case
A western Kentucky woman has been indicted in connection with the killings of a couple and their adult daughter last fall.Kentucky State Police said 41-year-old Ann L. Plotkin of Hopkinsville was arrested Wednesday after a Trigg County grand jury indicted her.

Plotkin is charged with complicity to commit capital murder and resisting arrest. She is being held in the Christian County jail. Online jail records didn’t indicate whether she is represented by a lawyer.

Ryan Champion has pleaded not guilty to murder, complicity to murder and complicity to kidnapping in the deaths of his parents and sister and a 22-year-old man, Vito Riservato. Prosecutors have said they believe the 36-year-old Champion enlisted help from Riservato in killing his family, then killed Riservato.

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