BALATON – Charges have been filed in Lyon County District Court against three men accused of burning down the house where Jim Hively, 75, and his wife, Cathy, 71 died Thursday. The complaint states the house was burglarized before the fire.
Charged are Derek Hexum, 20, of Balaton; Theodore Como, 18, of Marshall; and Kyle Wesselink, 21, of Tyler. All appeared in court and remain in custody.
Hexum and Como are each charged with second-degree murder, arson and armed burglary. Wesselink is charged with arson, burglary and receiving stolen property.
Hexum also is on...