Husband arrested after wife’s body found in well

MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the husband of a woman whose body was found in a well in south-central Kentucky.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that 29-year-old Joseph Jones was arrested Saturday on charges of murder-domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence in connection with the death of 28-year-old Rachel Jones.

Rachel Jones’ body was found at the bottom of a well in the Jonesville community near Monticello on Friday morning.

It is unclear how the woman died. Authorities have not said how long the victim’s body was in the well.


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