Pair In Car Wash Body Case Waive Preliminary Hearings

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WOUB Contributing Writer

Dateline
Updated Tue, Oct 2, 2012 9:49 am

The two men involved in the death of a Parkersburg woman found in a the trunk of a car two weeks ago appeared in court for the first time Monday.

Victor Thompson, 34, and Arthur Thornton, 42, are each charged with concealing a deceased human body and conspiracy.
 
Both men are accused of hiding the body of 25-year-old Brandy Adams in the back of the her trunk and leaving the car in the bay of a car wash.
 
Police say Adams died at Meadowview Trailer Park and the men transported her body to the car wash.
 
Thompson and Thornton each waived their rights to a preliminary hearing.
 
The cases will go to the grand jury.
 
Police say drugs contributed to her death, but autopsy reports won't be available for awhile.
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