Jeffers pleas not guilty
A man who was arrested and charged with the murder of a 15-year-old student pled not guilty in court on Tuesday.
Tyler Jeffers, 18, was arrested and charged on Friday, Jan. 13 with wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property/firearm and the murder of 15-year-old East Jessamine High student Leo Travers.
Jeffers, also an East Jessamine High student, pled not guilty in district court on Tuesday. His preliminary hearing date has been set for 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23.
Jeffers’ grandfather, Albert McKinney, 67, was also arrested in connection with the case. He was charged with tampering with physical evidence. McKinney was released on bond on Friday, Jan. 13.
Two men have been charged in connection to the death of a 15-year-old student in Nicholasville on Thursday. The Nicholasville... read more