2 arrested in connection to discovery of human remains in Kenosha County

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Officers in the village of Twin Lakes have announced the arrest of two suspects in connection to the murder of 60-year-old Kenneth Thoma. 

Police say remains belonging to Thoma were discovered buried in a wooded area behind the Tan Oak Apartments in Twin Lakes on Nov. 6. 

Thoma had been reported missing on Oct. 20. 

An autopsy revealed Thoma died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Twin Lakes officers have since arrested 18-year-old Joey Miracle and 20-year-old Thomas Wilton. 

Police say Miracle has been booked into the Kenosha County Jail on one count of first degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse. 

Wilton has been booked into the Kenosha County Jail on one count party to a crime of first degree intentional homicide and one count party to a crime of hiding a corpse. 

Authorities say an active investigation is underway, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Twin Lakes Police Department at 262-877-9056 or Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333. 

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