A man who lives in the Mulberry area of Caldwell County is accused of killing another man, hiding his remains and then using his EBT card.57-year-old Benjamin Joseph Minton was arrested Wednesday by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputies. He’s charged with felony counts of second-degree murder, concealment or failure to report death, and identity fraud. Minton was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $1 million secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled today.
This story will be updated as more details become available.
Minton is charged in connection to the death of 61-year-old Danny James Garvin, whose remains were found in January.