4th suspect in 5th and Swan death investigation in court Wednesday


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A fourth person faces charges in connection to the murder of a Terre Haute man.

The body of Steven Vicars-Goings was discovered on the night of May 28 near 5th and Swan Streets in Terre Haute.

Police arrested the first three suspects in this case rather quickly.

Cody Morgan, Ashley Lynch and Joston Pentzer have already appeared before a judge and face formal charges.

Last week, police in Putnam County, Florida caught up with the fourth person suspected in Vicars-Goings death.

Officials were tipped off that Alex Hallett-Miles was inside a home and they were able to pick him up there.

On Wednesday afternoon he appeared in Vigo Superior Court.

Court documents revealed the four suspects in this case made a plan and set to meet Vicars-Goings at 5th and Swan Streets to buy drugs.

Documents also showed the four intended to get the drugs and then they were to drive off without paying him.

After an invesitagtion, officials report Hallett-Miles was in the passenger seat with Cody Morgan driving. Hallett-Miles received the drugs from Vicar-Goins and that is when Morgan took off.

But, official’s state, as the vehicle drove away Vicars-Goings held onto the passenger side window. Vicars-Goings was run over after he was forced off the pick-up.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Now, Hallett-Miles, Morgan, Ashley Lynch and Joston Pentzer all face murder and robbery charges.

Hallett-Miles is being held in the Vigo County Jail on no bond and will be back in court on July 7.

News 10 will continue to follow this case and bring you updates as they become available.

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