Local deputy cleared in shooting death

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Boone County Sheriff's Deputy will not face any charges for a shooting in Nicholas County.

Deputy Scott Hill was off-duty when he shot and killed 55-year old Brenda Pollitt, after she reportedly threatened him during an argument over a horse.

Hill has been on leave since the shooting, but could return to work soon.