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Louisville Pediatrician Arrested

Louisville Pediatrician Arrested – Stephanie Russell, a 52-year-old Louisville pediatrician, has been charged with the murder of her ex-husband.

Russell allegedly called a hitman on May 15, 2022, and made plans with him to carry out the heinous act.

Louisville Pediatrician Arrested

The hitman, unbeknownst to her, was an undercover FBI agent.

He had been paid $7,000 to assassinate her ex-husband.

The preliminary and detention hearings were held in the US Gene Snyder Courthouse on Tuesday, May 24.

Russell has been charged and, if convicted, faces a sentence of ten years in prison with no chance of parole.

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She and her ex-husband had a custody battle going on.

“It was claimed to have come to this,” a jury spokeswoman said.

He said, “I feel safer now than I did yesterday.”

The FBI and the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department are actively investigating the case, which is being prosecuted by Assistant US Attorney Marisa Ford.

Russell is being held in an Oldham County federal prison.

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