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Two Arrested after Body Found in St. James Motel

(St. James) An off-duty Phelps County corrections officer and her husband, a Sullivan police officer, noticed two homicide suspects walking along Highway 63 in Maries County on Wednesday.

They tracked the couple until authorities could take 29-year-old Kimberly Riston and 20-year-old Josue Martinez into custody.

Police want to question those two in the death of a man whose body was found at a St. James motel Wednesday.

The victim hasn’t been identified.

Both of them have been booked into the Phelps County Jail on suspicion of murder.

No charges have been filed yet.

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