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Warren County couple being held on bond in woman’s slaying

A Warren County couple has been arraigned in connection with the killing of a South Lebanon woman on Friday.

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Bond for Christopher G. Kirby, 38, and Jaqueline R. Kirby, 30, was set at $250,000 during hearings Tuesday in Warren County Court.

They are both charged with murder, attempted murder and two counts of aggravated robbery.

The deceased was identified on Monday as Deborah Power, 63, of South Lebanon.

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Power apparently died of blunt force trauma, but tests are pending, according to Doyle Burke, chief investigator for the Warren County Coroner’s Office.

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About 11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15, deputies responded to a 911 call of a person in need of help at 59 W. Broadway in South Lebanon. The Kirbys both lived at this residence.

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After “rendering aid” to a unidentified man who lives there, deputies found the body of Power, who also lived there.

The unidentified man is still in critical condition and being treated at a local hospital, according to a press release issued Monday by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

The Kirbys are scheduled to return Friday to the county court.

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Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the sheriff’s office at 513-695-2525.

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