Anderson County man accused in murder-for-hire plot in court on Tuesday

Posted at 11:05 AM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 11:05:07-04

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man accused in an Anderson County murder-for-hire plot is back in court on Tuesday.

Police said that Amanda Rogers hired Jason Downs to kill her husband Christopher in early 2019.

Officials said that Downs shot Christopher.

In Amanda's arrest citation, troopers said she spent months discussing killing her husband with Downs.

Downs has been charged with multiple charges. Rogers has also been charged.

Downs was scheduled for a status hearing on Tuesday morning.