ISP: 3 arrested in connection to body found in Gallatin Co.

ISP: 3 arrested in connection to body found in Gallatin Co.

CARMI, Ill. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police have arrested three people in connection to an ongoing death investigation.

State troopers identified remains found in rural Gallatin County earlier this week as those of 32-year-old Chase Mitchell of Eldorado.

Illinois State Police apprehended 42-year-old Troy Gwaltney, 30-year-old Richard Emerson and 22-year-old Toria Emerson on Friday. All three face a charge of concealment of a homicidal death, which is considered a Class 3 Felony.

State Police believe all three knew Mitchell had been killed and transported his body with the purpose of disposing of it.

Mitchell was first reported missing on May 5.

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