Man accused of plotting murder now behind bars in Warren County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Smiths Grove man who police say is connected to a murder in Bowling Green is behind bars in the Warren County Regional Jail after being extradited back to the United States from the Philippines.

Antonio Wilson is being held on a $502,000 bond and is charged with murder by conspiracy, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse.

Police say Wilson hired another man, Jeffrey Smith, to kill Smajo Miropija. Miropija was found dead at a business in February on Porter Pike in Bowling Green.

Smith is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and receiving stolen property – handgun.

CORRECTION:This story has been corrected from an earlier version with an incorrect date of death.