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Kimball County Transfers Convicted Murderer Ash To Lincoln Penitentiary

Kimball County ended its long exhausting relationship with convicted murderer Vencil Leo Ash III on Friday, October 27, when he was delivered to the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

The Kimball County Sheriff's Office was responsible for the transportation of Ash from the Federal Super Max prison in Florence, Colorado, to the penitentiary in Lincoln.

Before Ash could fulfill his first degree murder sentence from Kimball County, he had to complete a sentence for federal gun charges from an incident in Wyoming.

Ash was convicted in 2015 of first-degree murder in the 2003 murder of Fort Collins,...