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Man expected to plead guilty to Jefferson County murder – Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky

Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 2021-10-18 19:10:22 –

Rigby — A man in Idaho Falls is expected to plea the murder of a man in Jefferson County on Tuesday.

Jesse Gentle, 22, was charged with one murder after investigators said he shot and killed Merle Jay Sorensen, 72, at his home in Jefferson County on November 17, 2020. ..

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A change to Gentle’s plea hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at 3:00 pm in Jefferson County Court. Details of whether the judicial transaction was closed in the case were not immediately available.

The prosecutor has asked for the death penalty for Gentle.

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Deputy Sheriff Jefferson County found Sorensen’s body in the bathroom of Gentle’s aunt’s house. Gentle and Sorensen were reportedly at home and used drugs leading up to their murder.

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