Suspect accused of dismembering, dumping woman's body in Green R - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Suspect accused of dismembering, dumping woman's body in Green River pleads not guilty

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The man accused of dismembering a woman and dumping her body in the Green River has pleaded not guilty.

Clark Smith, 53, was arrested on Friday. He's charged in the murder of 22-year-old Kristen Edwards.

A fisherman found Edwards' dismembered body about a month ago, inside a tote bag in the river. 

Smith is also charged with tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse.

He's being held at the Barren County Jail on a $1 million cash bond. 

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