A Richmond man has been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found last week in Silver Creek in Madison County.
Billy J. Chadwell, 35, was arrested early Sunday and was being held in the Madison County detention center.
The body of Francisco J. Martinez-Castillo was found Wednesday. After an autopsy, Kentucky State Police concluded that Martinez-Castillo's death was a homicide. They have not released a cause of death.
Martinez-Castillo was last seen March 20 in Richmond and was reported missing to the state police in Richmond the following day.