UPDATE: (04/05/19, 4:49 p.m.)
Kentucky State Police say a Floyd County man is charged with murder after a body was found buried in the yard of a home.
According to police, 44-year-old Wesley Martin was arrested on an unrelated charge Thursday.
Police say Martin was then charged with the murder of 26-year-old Jordan C. Tackett, of East Point.
Tackett’s body was discovered in a grave at the home where Martin lived, according to the Floyd County Coroner’s Office.
Kentucky State Police say a missing person case was opened on Tackett in February of this year.
The cause of death has not been released.
WAYLAND, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police say a death investigation is underway after a body in a clandestine grave was found in the yard of a home in the Wayland area of Floyd County.
KSP says the body was found just after 4 p.m.Thursday.
The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy and identification.
No other details were released.