Trio faces murder charges

Published 08/21 2014 02:17PM

Updated 08/21 2014 02:20PM

PRICE, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Three people are facing murder charges in the death of man in Price.

The body of Brian Swink was found in the basement of a house that was on fire last month.

Police say Michael John Dees, Ashley Platt, and Swink's cousin James Pendleton beat Swink and locked him in the basement.

When the house caught fire, Swink died of smoke inhalation.

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