KSP logoHARTFORD, Ky. (10/10/19) — Kentucky State Police, Henderson Post 16 arrested an Ohio County woman as a result of a month-long human trafficking investigation.

KSP reports the initial investigation started in September, when social services notified KSP Post 16 that Crystal Smiley, 34, was allegedly trying to sell her child to a family member.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, Smiley was arrested yesterday and taken to Ohio County Jail, KSP reported. She was charged with sell or purchase of a child for adoption and promoting human trafficking. Smiley was not listed as an inmate in the county jail as of this morning.

Detective Adam Wright is conducting the ongoing investigation, according to the report. Anyone with more information regarding this case is urged to call Post 16.

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