Two arrested after body found in NC garage

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Jesse Dean Hoppes, 26, and 29-year-old Simms Leigh Ottinger Wilson

SHELBY, N.C. — Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a man whose body was found at an apartment, according to WBTV.

Jesse Dean Hoppes, 26, and 29-year-old Simms Leigh Ottinger Wilson face charges in connection to the death of Earl Guy Hall from Lawndale.

Officers were called with a tip that someone wanted on an outstanding warrant was at an apartment on Vermont Street early Thursday.

Officers said when they arrived around 2:15 a.m., they found a body on the ground in a garage and a man and a woman standing over it. Officials said they ran off but were later taken into custody.

Hoppes was charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a felon and Wilson with accessory after the fact to a felony. They are both being held without bond.

Source: WBTV