Charge upgraded to murder in Kentucky police officer death
Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -
A central Kentucky man accused of shooting a police officer who later died has been charged with murder of a police officer.
Kentucky State Police said the charge against 34-year-old Raleigh Sizemore of Richmond was filed Friday in the death of Richmond Officer Daniel Ellis.
Police have accused Sizemore of firing at two other Richmond officers at the scene, and he also faces two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.
Ellis was shot on Wednesday while searching an apartment. He died early Friday.
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