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Three Indicted In Death Of UK Student

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Three people have been indicted in the shooting death of a UK student in April of this year.

20-year-old Efrain Diaz Jr. and 18-year-old Justin Smith, as well as 17-year-old Roman Gonzalez Jr. have been indicted on charges of murder and first degree robbery in connection with the death of 22-year-old Jonathan Krueger.

Krueger, a junior at UK, was walking on East Maxwell Street with a friend when he was shot multiple times during a robbery.

Krueger was taken to UK Hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to investigators, the men did not know Krueger and the incident appeared to be random. Police believe that Gonzalez was the triggerman.

Krueger was from Perrysburg, Ohio, outside of Toledo and worked for the Kentucky Kernel as a photographer.

Along with the murder and first degree robbery charges, Justin Smith has also been charged with tampering with physical evidence and fleeing or evading police.

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