Police told WYMT they received some tips about what could possibly be a body at a home on Turkey Creek Road.
We're told once officers searched the scene, they found a body buried in a shallow grave.
Okey Hinkle faces charges for tampering with evidence. Jennifer Blankenship is charged with murder. The pair already faced charges on previous bench warrants. They were taken to the Pike County Detention Center.
Troopers told our sister station WSAZ that the investigation started with a missing person's case out of Mingo County, West Virginia.
Kentucky State Police is in charge of the murder investigation. The Mingo County Sheriff's Office is also investigating to see whether or not the victim is related to the missing person's report.
Police have not released the name of the victim at this time.