Man indicted for attempt to murder jailer

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The man facing charges for attempting to take Spencer County Jailer Darrell Herndon’s life and the life of a good samaritan has been indicted in Nelson County Circuit court and will be arraigned Thursday.
James W. Gillespie, 18, of Mount Eden, was indicted on two counts of attempted murder, third-degree assault, two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, disarming a police officer, first-degree escape, theft by unlawful taking-firearm, two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening and two counts of menacing.

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