Plea in Greenup County Murder Case

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email
Aaron Gallion, 35, of Ashland, was originally charged with complicity to commit murder in the death of Christopher Frazier, 29, of Westwood, Ky.

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GREENUP, Ky. (WSAZ) -- One of the three people charged for their roles in a missing persons case that turned out to be a murder has agreed to plea deal.

Aaron Gallion, 36, of Ashland, was originally charged with complicity to commit murder in the death of Christopher Frazier, 29, of Westwood, Ky.

Frazier was found shot to death in Greenup County, Ky. in April.2013.

Commonwealth Attorney Mel Leonhart tells WSAZ.com that Gallion recently pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with physical evidence and will testify against co-defendant Garlton Gallman.

Gallion is scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday, according to court documents. He is expected to receive a 10-year sentence.

Gallman, 36, of Ashland, is charged with murder in the case. His trial is set for November.

A third co-defendant, James Mcwain, 54, of Ashland, was charged with arson and tampering with evidence in connection with the murder. He has a pretrial hearing later this month.


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