Suspect In Murder Of Deputy Jailer To Face Judge Thursday

Posted at 5:06 AM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 05:06:30-04

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman accused of killing a deputy jailer and injuring his wife will face a judge Thursday morning. 

51-year-old Frances Zaayer is charged with murder, attempted murder, and burglary. 

She is accused in a shooting that happened late Saturday evening on Washington Avenue in Mount Sterling. 

Authorities say Zaayer entered her neighbors’ home around 8:15 p.m. Saturday and shot 47-year-old David Scott and his wife.

David was pronounced dead at the hospital, while his wife was taken to UK Hospital with injuries. 

Zaayer will be arraigned around 9:45 a.m. in Montgomery County.