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July 2, 2014

Home incarceration for two in attempted murder case

CORBIN — By Kristina Smith

Staff Writer

Two people connected to an attempted murder case have been placed on home incarceration.

Michael Sellers, 20, of London, and Autumn Martin, 19, of London, were indicted by a Laurel County grand jury in May in relation to an April shooting at the duck pond in Levi Jackson State Park.

Sellers was indicted for attempted murder for shooting a gun at a victim in an attempt to kill the victim. Martin was indicted for first-degree complicity to commit murder.

But a deal with the Commonwealth’s Attorney office allowed them to leave jail Monday under home incarceration. They were instructed in court that as a condition of their release they would not leave home and would have no contact with the victim or the victim’s family.

Sellers and Martin were initially jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center under a $100,000 cash bond. However, their bonds were reduced in court.

Sellers bond is now $30,000 fully secured and Martin is under a $10,000 fully secured bond. They will both reappear in court on Aug. 28 for a pretrial conference and a trial has been set for Sept. 3.

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