HELICON - The 25th District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division has announced the arrest of a suspect in the death investigation of David Brian Hayes. Hayes' body was discovered by firefighters responding to a house fire call at 5954 Helicon Road on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 19.
Caleb Scott Farley, 20, of 2001 County Road 22, Arley, has been arrested and charged with murder and arson first degree. He was taken to the Winston County Jail, with bail set at $250,000, by Winston County Circuit Judge Daryl Burt.
The investigation was conducted by the 25th District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division, the State Fire Marshal's Office and the Winston County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Fayette and Marion county sheriff's departments, Winfield Police and the 24th District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division.
When someone is accused of a crime, it is merely an investigation until or unless the person is found guilty in a court of law.
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