Two people were arrested for concealment of a woman’s death according to an advisory from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

Ashton Taylor Potter, 23, of Cameron, was found deceased by authorities on July 10 at a home in the 600 block of Red Hill Road.  “Moore County Detectives investigating the case determined that two individuals were present when the victim was found deceased and failed to notify law enforcement of the death,” said the advisory.

Courtesy photo of Ashton Taylor Potter.

Jeremy Justin Holder, 34, of Sanford, was arrested Wednesday, and Heather Lynn Chastain, 20, of Cameron, was arrested Sunday. Both suspects were each charged with one count of felony conceal or fail to notify death of person and one count of felony aiding and abetting in the concealing of a death.

“The cause of death is still pending the results of an autopsy that was conducted by the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner,” said the advisory.

Both suspects were each placed under a $75,000 bond, have a Sept. 12 court date, and are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

~ Written by Sandhills Sentinel Editor Lori McFarland.

 

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