JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Six suspects are facing several charges, including first-degree murder, for the disappearance of a North Carolina man.
According to court records from Johnson County, the suspects face charges in the county in regard to the case involving Carlton Edmondson.
Those suspects are Robert Leroy Littleton, Leigh Katherina Mina, James Parker Combs, Michael Stacey James May, Brittany Arnold, and Valorie Dollar.
Each of the suspects, except Dollar, were seen in court back in August and each charged with murder.
The suspects will face separate trials, with motions hearings scheduled for Feb. 2020.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office believes the suspects kidnapped Edmondson from North Carolina and assaulted him in a remote area of the county, where it’s believed he died.
Edmondson has been missing since last year and his body has yet to be recovered.
Anyone with information on Edmondson’s whereabouts should call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or Morganton/Burke Crime Stoppers at 828-437-3333. You can also contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department at 432-727-7761.