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FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX 56) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Jan. 7 that a prosecution by his Special Prosecutions Office led to the conviction of 36-year-old Robert Girdley of Coxs Creek.

Girdley was convicted of drug trafficking charges that resulted in the death of an individual. According to the Bardstown Police Department, Girdley sold cocaine and heroin to an individual, who died after using the purchased drugs on March 15, 2020.

Girdley plead guilty in the Nelson County Circuit Court to one count of reckless homicide, one count of trafficking in a controlled substance, and one count of trafficking in controlled substances on Jan. 6.

Girdley was sentenced to 10 years in state prison and will not be eligible for parole until he has completed half of his sentence, according to a press release from Cameron’s office.