FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Update on the homicide investigation from November 21, 2022, at the Mountainair Mobile Home Park. Sheriff Mike Fridley provides the following information regarding this incident.
Warrants were obtained this morning for the suspect in the incident. Officers with the U.S. Marshal’s C.U.F.F.E.D. Task Force along with Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies executed the warrant late this afternoon.
Kayce R. Simms, 20 of Mount Hope, was taken into custody without incident. He is charged with the felony offense of First Degree Murder of Ashtin Owens.
Simms was transported to the Southern Regional Jail to await further court proceedings.