When there is a reasonable doubt as to whether the offense was committed in the county in which an indictment has been returned or in some other county, the venue of the prosecution is in the county in which the indictment was returned.
History: Reenacted 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 234, sec. 34. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 452.620

  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.

208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1146.
Formerly codified as KRS 431.020.