Wrights charged with First Degree Murder
A Polk County Grand jury has returned indictments for first degree murder against Wilfred West Wright and his wife Amanda Wright for the murder of Faith Nicole Corum of Etowah.
A Polk County Grand jury has returned indictments for first degree murder against Wilfred West Wright and his wife Amanda Wright for the murder of Faith Nicole Corum of Etowah. Corum was reported missing by family members on February 2nd and was last seen in the company of the wrights at their home in the Greasy Creek community.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, when officers began their investigation, both West and Amanda Wright denied knowing the whereabouts of Corum, but later change their story. During the investigation, both were arrested on drug-related charges that stemmed from the search of their home. Because of the amounts of meth involved, they were charged in federal court.
The body of Faith Nicole Corum was located down the mountainside off Kimsey Mountain Road on February 7, 2013. Corum’s body was sent to state medical examiners office for autopsy; the medical examiner ruled the death a homicide.
Both defendants were arraigned in Polk County Criminal Court on Monday. They have been in federal custody at Silverdale Correctional facility awaiting sentencing for the drug related charges since their initial arrest in February.
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