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Man, woman accused of dumping body of suspected drug overdose victim

WVVA reports Michael Justice, II and Ashley Treadway of Crab Orchard are charged with transporting and concealing a deceased body and conspiracy. (WVVA)

Raleigh County deputies have arrested two people and are looking for a third suspect after the body of a suspected drug overdose victim was dumped.

WVVA reported Michael Justice II and Ashley Treadway of Crab Orchard are charged with transporting and concealing a deceased body and conspiracy.

The body of Jason McNeely, 28, of Logan County was discovered May 2 in a wooded area on Cernuto Road near Crab Orchard. He was last seen on April 29 in Beckley.

Deputies are still looking for Rayburn Buchanan Jr. on similar charges.

Cpl. Detective H.W. Long II with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office said McNeely died from a possible drug overdose at a residence on Beckett Drive. McNeely's body was hidden for a time at the residence before being dumped.

Justice and Treadway are currently being held in Southern Regional Jail on $100,000 bond.

Anyone with information about Buchanan’s whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s department.

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