Second arrest made in death of Lincoln County woman


LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A second suspect is charged in the murder of a Lincoln County woman.

Kentucky State Police say 31-year-old Whitney Dean Soard, of Ferguson, was arrested and charged with complicity to commit murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the death of April Neikirk.

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Neikirk’s remains were found last week in Lincoln County.

Her family reported her missing in May.

Police arrested Otha Wesley two days after the remains were found and charged him with Neikirk’s murder.