Police: Man Arrested In Murder-To-Hire Plot

Posted at 6:18 PM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 18:18:58-04

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A man booked in the Russell County Detention Center is accused of soliciting someone to murder another person for $18,000. 

An arrest warrant states that on August 8, 2018, Donnie Elmore met with Barry Appleby and solicited him to murder Richard Wooldridge for $18,000. 

Elmore told Appleby that he had the $18,000 in the bank, according to the arrest warrant. 

He is charged with Solicitation of Murder.