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Ex-wife of murder victim released from hospital, booked into jail

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Brenda Hardin, 61. (Muhlenberg County Detention Center) Brenda Hardin, 61. (Muhlenberg County Detention Center)
MUHLENBERG CO., KY (WFIE) -

Kentucky State Police say the suspect in a Central City murder investigation is now in jail.

KSP says 61-year-old Brenda Hardin is now in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center after being released from the hospital Saturday morning.

Authorities say Brenda had been in the ICU at Muhlenberg Community Hospital after taking several prescription medications.

Kentucky State Police say Brenda is charged in the death of her ex-husband, 64-year-old Ronnie Hardin.

The body of 64-year-old Ronnie Hardin was found July 7 in a building on West Whitmer Street.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state medical examiner's office says Hardin died from a single gunshot wound.

KSP says Brenda Hardin is charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence.

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