Officer Ambushed

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4:40 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

FBI Adds $50,000 To Award For Tips On Slain Bardstown Officer

Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The FBI has announced it is offering a reward of up to $50,000 in the death of a Bardstown police officer three months ago.

Officer Jason Ellis was ambushed and shot to death when he stopped to pick up tree limbs as he was driving home on May 25.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeff Gregory said rewards in the case now total $218,000.

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