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Man accused of killing Scott County woman due in court

Posted at 6:12 AM, Mar 02, 2020

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man accused of killing a Scott County mother and hiding her body in a storage unit in Madison County was scheduled to be arraigned Monday on several charges.

Police say 53-year-old Joseph Hicks murdered his ex-girlfriend Sheena Baxter on Valentine's Day.

Baxter was missing for several days, until officers in Madison County recovered her body from a storage unit in Richmond. Officials said Baxter's body was found wrapped in plastic.

Hicks was scheduled to be arraigned on murder and other charges.