Police Investigating Possible ‘Conspiracy’ In Nursing Home Break-In

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May 19, 2014 2:47 p.m.
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Police in Mississippi are looking into whether political blogger Clayton Kelly (pictured) was part of a “conspiracy” to photograph Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) wife when he allegedly broke into her nursing home in April.

Kelly, who was arrested on Friday for breaking into the nursing home to photograph Rose Cochran, is being held in jail on a bond of $100,000 on charges related to the break-in, according to the Clarion-Ledger of Mississippi.

Officials for the Madison, Mississippi police department said they wanted to talk to other individuals who “who might have been part of a conspiracy” concerning the break-in, according to the Clarion-Ledger. Police, however, are refusing to comment any further on details of the investigation though.

Kelly, who supports Cochran primary challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS), was arrested late Friday for the break-in. He has been charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult after breaking into the St. Catherine’s nursing home where Rose Cochran is located.

The McDaniel campaign, despite somewhat contradictory responses, has denied any direct connection to Kelly.

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