The sheriff’s office found Hostler’s body some time after she had been reported missing in a wooded ravine near Kiser Lake Road.
The investigation into Hostler’s death led them to Rodney and Valerie Rider, who were both arrested around 4:30 a.m. Oct. 2.
Valerie Rider, 52, also was indicted on Oct. 5 on aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence, gross abuse of a corpse, and three counts of possession of criminal tools, court records show. She remains in the Tri-County Regional Jail with a $1 million cash-only bond. Her final pretrial conference is scheduled for Jan. 11, and her jury trial is scheduled for the week of Feb. 22.