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Kentucky State Police Charges Adair County Man with Solicitation of Murder

COLUMBIA, Ky. (January 5, 2023) – On January 3, 2023, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 15 was contacted by the Adair County Detention Center in regards to a suspicious letter that an inmate being lodged at the detention center had attempted to send out in the mail.

KSP Troopers launched an investigation after receiving the letter that the detention center staff had intercepted.  Troopers learned that Paul Bricker, age 37 of Columbia, had attempted to send a letter in the mail, while incarcerated, soliciting the murder of another individual.  As a result of the investigation, Mr. Bricker was arrested and charged with Solicitation of Murder.  Mr. Bricker remained lodged in the Adair County Detention Center.

Trooper Dean Lunz continues his investigation.

Contact: Trooper Jonathan Houk

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