(WFXR) Galax, Va. – Two people have been taken into custody in Galax, charged with the murder of 20-year old Alexandra Dare Taylor.
Taylor’s body was discovered by hikers Wednesday, near a barn off the New River Trail.
20-year-old Kayla Fulton and 20-year-old Codie Fletcher face charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and improper disposal of a human body.
Carroll County’s sheriff tells WFXR investigators arrested the two after the victim’s car was found at a home on the Grayson side of the city of Galax.
Investigators worked with Galax City Police after receiving a tip on the couple’s location.
After a brief pursuit Fulton and Fletcher were captured and taken before a magistrate judge.
Both are being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.
Carroll County’s sheriff says more charges are expected and the investigation is active.