A man and two women have been indicted in Pike County on charges related to the burning of a car with human inside of it.
According to court documents, Eric DeLeon, 33, of Nicholasville, and Crystal Williams, 33, of Pikeville, were indicted on charges related to the burning of a vehicle belonging to Henry Hook, of Pikeville, the father of Wesley Hook, who has been missing since June. Police found human remains inside of the vehicle and authorities believe the remains, which have not yet been positively identified, to be those of Wesley Hook.
Also indicted in the case was Sky Smallwood, 37, of Pikeville.
DeLeon was indicted on charges of second-degree arson, abuse of a corpse and first-degree tampering with physical evidence. Williams and Smallwood were indicted each on charges of abuse of a corpse and second-degree tampering with physical evidence.
Police found Henry Hook’s burned vehicle July 3 in the Robinson Creek area, Pikeville Police spokesperson Officer Tony Conn has said. Officials said Wesley Hook was known to have driven the vehicle. Wesley Hook was reported missing after having last been seen June 10.
A fourth person, Enos Little, has been questioned by police in the case, but no formal charges have been filed against him in relation to the case.