FRANKFORT — Shortly after taking out a protective order against her ex-fiancé in February, Amanda Ross told family and friends that she didn't want former state Rep. Steve Nunn to lose his high-profile state job — she just wanted him to get help.
Ross, 29, was shot outside her Lexington home on Sept. 11.
Nunn, who resigned from his job as the deputy secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in March because of the February 17 fight with Ross, has been charged with her murder. He has pleaded not guilty.
In e-mails to family and friends, including Nunn's daughter, Ross said that she decided to seek protection from the court after Nunn's behavior became increasingly violent and erratic.
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