HARTFORD, Ky. (WEHT) – An Ohio County woman was arrested in connection with a human trafficking investigation, Kentucky State Police said.

Authorities said 34-year-old Crystal Smiley was trying to sell her child to a family member.

The investigation began in September when KSP was notified by social services of the alleged incident.

Smiley is charged with Sell or Purchase of a Child for Adoption and Promoting Human Trafficking.

The investigation is ongoing.

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(This story was originally published on October 10, 2019)