Former Knox County attorney indicted in Laurel County

A former Knox County Attorney who is seeking the post again was among three people indicted in Laurel Circuit Court Friday.According to the indictment document, David Jorjani, 49, of Corbin was indicted on charges of tampering with physical evidence stemming from an incident that allegedly occurred on Aug. 27, 2013 in Laurel County.

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Also indicted were Jorjani’s wife Cameo Cima Jorjani and Dr. Jean Mackay, all of Corbin.

The defendants were charged in the indictment with “fabricating physical evidence with the intent that it be used in an official proceeding, or offering physical evidence in an official proceeding, knowing said evidence to be fabricated or altered.

A total of 13 witnesses were listed in the case, including representatives from the Kentucky Office of Inspector General, two police agencies, and three that were identified as pharmacists.

According to the Laurel County Circuit Clerk’s office, none of the defendants appeared in court Friday. Criminal summons were issued and bond was set at $5,000 unsecured for each.

Cameo Cima Jorjani and husband, former Knox County Attorney David Jorjani
Cameo Cima Jorjani and husband, former Knox County Attorney David Jorjani

They are scheduled to appear in Laurel Circuit Court for arraignment on April 18 before Circuit Judge Tom Jensen.

Attempts to reach Jorjani at numbers listed for his office and home were unsuccessful as of the time of this post.

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Editor’s Note: An indictment is only an accusation and does not imply guilt or innocence.