Tuesday, May 24, 2016

BREAKING: A second person has been charged in connection with a Mingo murder.

Ricky Dean Peterson of Wayne is charged with accessory after the fact, obstructing/resisting and officer and false information to a trooper in connection with the murder, according to a criminal complaint filed in Wayne County Circuit Court.

This is the second arrest in the shooting death of coal executive Ben Hatfield, who was found shot to death Monday in a Mingo County cemetery.


Anthony R. Arriaga, 20, of Gibsanburg, Ohio, who was arrested in Ohio, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death.