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Sept. 2015: More than 40 indicted in Fayette County

Alfred C. Toney Alfred C. Toney
Lateesha Ward Lateesha Ward

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) More than 40 people have been indicted by the Grand Jury in Fayette County.

Charges range from burglary, child neglect, drug offenses, forgery, malicious assault, murder, and sex crimes.

On Wednesday, the Grand Jury indicted Alfred "Clint" Toney on a murder charge for the 1999 death of Jonathan Wesley Skaggs, 24. Skaggs was reported missing on August 17, 1999, two days after he was last seen alive. His "charred remains were located several days later at a residence in the Dempsey Branch area of Fayette County," according to Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah.  Toney is currently serving time at the St. Mary's Correctional Center on a conviction for forgery with a credit card (four counts).  

Lateesha Laneil Ward of Mount Hope is charged with six counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in position of trust to a child. She also faces indictments for the charges forgery and uttering. Ward is accused of having sex with a juvenile student at Oak Hill High School. She was arrested in June. 

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