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FRANKFORT, Ky. (The State Journal) --  A detective with Frankfort Police has been suspended following an investigation involving a female informant.

The State Journal reports that Bobby Courtney has been suspended for six months without pay after his interactions with a female informant and his actions during a 2015 homicide investigation in which she was named a suspect.

An independent review found allegations of sexual misconduct and withholding evidence surfaced against Courtney last year in a murder case involving Meisha Nichols. 

Investigators say she killed another police informant in 2015.

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