Fort Knox Sergeant Court-Martial to Begin

By Associated Press | 

FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) -- A U.S. Army sergeant faces a court-martial hearing this week at Fort Knox in the shooting death of a civilian employee last year.

Sgt. Marquinta Jacobs of Radcliff is charged with premeditated murder and aggravated assault in the April 3 death of 51-year-old Lloyd R. Gibert of Elizabethtown. Investigators say Jacobs approached Gibert in the parking lot near the Human Resources Command building where Gibert worked.

Jacobs' court-martial begins at 8:30 a.m. EST Thursday and Friday.

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