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.