New Judge Granted in Evidence Tampering Case
(BOWLING GREEN)-- A Frankford woman accused of destroying evidence used to convict a man of murder is getting a new judge. 40-year-old Rebecca Jeanne Kirk is charged in Pike County with two felony counts of tampering with evidence. She has pleaded not guilty. At a motion hearing Tuesday, she was granted a change of judge. Kirk is accused of damaging or trying to destroy a rifle, ammunition and clothing at the request of Calvin Duane Pettey on April 15th of 2010.
Kirk admitted on the witness stand at Petty’s trial that she followed through on the defendant’s request to destroy evidence. No new hearing dates have been scheduled.