Stapert was reported missing on March 8th, and his body was located on Wednesday. Three arrests have been made in relation to the controlled substance homicide.
Friday morning, thirty-year-old James Ramson of Spokane plead not guilty to a first degree count of Attempted Rendering Criminal Assistance, and Unlawful Disposal of human remains. Thursday, 38-year-old Chastity Barkhuff of Malden pled not guilty to the charges of Controlled Substance Homicide, Providing a Controlled Substance to a minor, and Unlawful Disposal of Human Remains. Authorities are expecting the third arrested suspect to be extradited from Missoula, Montana in the near future.