Chesterfield, S.C. missing man found dead, investigation underway
Deputies say three people are in custody.
CHESTERFIELD, S.C. (WBTV) - Three people were arrested after a Chesterfield, S.C. missing person’s case turned into a homicide investigation, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
John Wesley White was reportedly last seen around 3 a.m. Sept. 3 at his home on Park Street. He was found dead days later on Jordan Farm Road.
Deputies say three people were taken into custody without issue on Sept. 8, almost a week late:
Jeremy Brandon Hough, 35, was charged with murder, kidnapping, desecration/removal of human remains, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
James Daniel Witherspoon, 23, was charged with desecration/removal of human remains, accessory after the fact, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Lucas Michael Wilson, 37, was charged with desecration/removal of human remains, accessory after the fact, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
All suspects are currently in the Chesterfield County Detention awaiting a bond hearing.
Anyone with information should call the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 843-287-0235, or the office at 843-623-2101.
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