Police: Daughter, husband admit killing missing Laurel County woman

LAUREL Co., Ky. (WDKY) - A missing persons case in Laurel County has turned into a murder investigation, after a woman and her husband allegedly admitted to killing her mother and covering it up.

Sherry Rose of London was reported missing Monday afternoon. Her coworkers reported the 58-year-old missing, saying they last saw her working at Walmart on June 12th.

Just after midnight Tuesday, police arrested Rose's daughter, Christie McFadden, and son-in-law, Joseph McFadden.

According to their arrest citations, Christie and Joseph McFadden admitted during their arrest that they were fighting with Rose when she was fatally stabbed.

Documents say the suspects admitted to buying mops, bleach and ammonia to clear the crime scene. They also used Rose's debit card to remove $500 from an ATM.

The citation states while cleaning the crime scene, the McFaddens placed Rose in a suitcase and dumped her body in a rural part of Laurel County.

Christie and Joseph are both charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence, theft, abuse of a corpse and fleeing or evading police.

Two other individuals, Michael and Kody Hinkle, were arrested in connection to the disposal of Rose's body. They are charged with tampering with physical evidence and disposal of a body.

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