Cop, Ex-Wife Indicted For Ahoskie Man's Disappearance

Court officials say a grand jury in Hertford County has indicted a Kitty Hawk police officer and the ex-wife of Brad Smithwick in connection with his kidnapping earlier this month.

Raymond Jedele was indicted for kidnapping, while the grand jury indicted Janet Harrell on being an accessory after the fact.

Smithwick's body was discovered October 9 in a wooded area near the Edenton airport. Police say five days earlier he had been kidnapped from his Ahoskie home as he was leaving for work.

So far no one has been charged with in connection with Smithwick's death.


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