The statement also detailed how Nathan and Stephanie disposed of the body near Powder Mountain and allegedly desecrated the corpse to conceal identification.
The Sloops were later arraigned in Farmington. A judge appointed both defendants new and separate counsel.
Tears rolled down Stephanie Sloop's cheeks as she appeared before the judge.
Nathan Sloop mouthed. "I love you," to his mother during the proceedings.
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