Crime

2 indicted in Harrodsburg slaying

A Mercer County grand jury has indicted two people on murder charges in the May suffocation death of a Harrodsburg woman.

Paul E. Estes, 36, of Lancaster and Meagan Nicole Brooks, 22, of Harrodsburg are accused of killing Brooks' mother, Debbie Brooks, 43, of Harrodsburg.

Debbie Brooks, an employee of Charleston Health Care in Danville, was found dead May 20 in her Harrodsburg apartment, police said. She was found with a plastic bag over her head.

Estes and Meagan Brooks are scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 13 in Mercer Circuit Court in Harrodsburg. Both remain in the Boyle County jail in lieu of $200,000 bonds.

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