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Man wanted for murder turns himself in

Claude Russell (Source: KSP) Claude Russell (Source: KSP)
Chantell Humphries (Source: KSP) Chantell Humphries (Source: KSP)

Kentucky State Police arrested a Trigg County man wanted in a nearly decade old murder.

Claude Russell, 34, of Cadiz turned himself in to police at 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Russell was wanted for the June 24, 2002 murder of 33-year-old Chantell Humphries.

She was found shot to death in a field near Wallonia Road in rural Trigg County.

On July 12, 2011, a grand jury returned an indictment for murder on Russell.

Russell is charged with capital murder.

He was taken to the Christian County Jail on a $500,000 cash bond.

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