CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police have arrested the daughter of a county sheriff, charging her with trying to kill her father.
The KSP said troopers arrested 35-year-old Heather Hammond of Glencoe on Thursday afternoon. Hammond is the daughter of Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond.
Police said a preliminary investigation indicated Heather Hammond pointed a loaded gun at her father in his home at Corinth on Oct. 5, but the weapon jammed and didn't fire.
The daughter is charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment. She was held Friday morning at the Carroll County Detention Center where there was no record of an attorney for her.
In May, Joshua Hammond, the son of the sheriff, was one of three men charged with murder after a man's body was found dumped in Frankfort.
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