Frankfort man found guilty after wife’s 2016 murder
UPDATE: (October 31, 2017) — Keith Smith was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
FRANKFORT, Ind. – Keith Smith, who was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife in March of 2016, was found guilty by a jury on Wednesday afternoon.
Upon arrival to his residence on March 26, 2016, police found a 50-year-old female, later identified as 50-year-old Lisa Smith, his wife, dead from an apparent gun shot wound.
Her cause of death was ruled as exsanguination due to gunshot wound. Smith’s manner of death was ruled a homicide.
Clinton County Prosecutor Anthony Sommer said it was the first murder case to come across his desk since he took office and the county’s first murder case in more than a decade.
Sentencing is set for 10/31 at 10 a.m.