Human remains found in Montgomery, two suspects arrested

Wesley Speaks

Wesley Speaks/Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility

Montgomery police say the discovery of human remains has prompted a homicide investigation.

Officers responded to the 3000 block of Simmons Drive Tuesday just before noon.

The human remains have been identified as that of 54-year-old Eric Stewart, of Montgomery.

MPD has charged 16-year-old Zackell Grove and 26-year-old Wesley Speaks, Jr. with capital murder.

Investigators say both suspects were identified and taken into custody within hours of learning of the crime.

Officials have not released a motive in this case, but court records say the Stewart was shot and killed with a firearm during the commission of a robbery.

Grove and Speaks, Jr. are currently in the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

DISCLAIMER: Due to the age of the first suspect, the mugshot for Zackell Grove is not available.

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