Two charged with murder after burned body found to be missing Alabama woman

Published 4:55 pm Thursday, March 2, 2023

Two Alabama residents have been charged with capital murder, state police said Thursday, in connection to last month’s discovery of a burned dead body.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation was called after Macon County Sheriff’s Office deputies found a burned body near Macon County 2 and Keys Court.

Investigators said the body was identified as Jessica Bean, 39, of Montgomery. She had ben reported missing on February 9. The burned body was located on February 10.

Investigators said they identified two suspects and eventually arrested Darrian Kennebrew, 28, and Desirea Driscol, 25, with capital murder.