Suspect in fatal Covington shooting in custody

Posted at 11:15 AM, Jan 04, 2019

COVINGTON, Ky. — The man accused of shooting and killing a woman is in custody, Kenton County Prosecutor Rob Sanders tweeted Saturday.

Police previously identified Patrick Orlando Blanchard as the suspect accused of shooting and killing 35-year-old Natasha Henderson near the intersection of Pike and Main streets in Covington on Dec. 30.

Blanchard's attorney entered a not guilty plea Monday morning. Blanchard's preliminary hearing will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 15.

A judge set Blanchard's bond at $1 million. He is being held at Kenton County Detention Center.

Police were previously unable to locate Blanchard and had issued a warrant for his arrest on a charge of murder.