2 charged with murder after charred body found inside burned truck

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 24, 2012 at 11:59 PM

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) -- Two people have been charged with murder after authorities in Letcher County discovered a charred body inside a burned truck.

According to WYMT-TV, the body was discovered Saturday night. Authorities believe the body is that of 34-year-old Drad Fleming, whose been missing about three days.

Stephanie Jones, Fleming's wife, and James Maggard were being held in the Letcher County Jail on murder charges.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. Meanwhile, the body's remains have been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.

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