A Kentucky man was busted after a body believed to be his lacking girlfriend was found in his garbage can, authorities mentioned.
John Meadows, 58, of Williamsburg, was arrested Monday on fees of homicide, abuse of a corpse and tampering with bodily proof, information station WKYT reported.
The stays are believed to belong to his 57-year-old girlfriend, Donna Lay, police mentioned.
A neighbor had reported Lay lacking on Jan. 27 after not seeing her in a number of weeks, the Information Journal reported.
Police interviewed Meadows about his girlfriend’s disappearance the next day.
“His story didn’t make a complete lot of sense,” Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Hen informed the paper.
Hen mentioned they then obtained a search warrant for his dwelling, the place a skilled cadaver canine alerted officers to the stays.
“After the canines alerted, we opened the garbage can and there was a human body inside,” Hen informed the Instances-Tribune.
The health worker hasn’t confirmed the identification of the stays, however an post-mortem decided that the reason for demise was a single gunshot wound to the top.
Authorities consider that Meadows had been dwelling with the stays for 3 weeks earlier than the ugly discovery.
He’s being held in the Whitley County Detention Heart and is ready to be arraigned Thursday, the Instances-Tribune reported.