Gouker indicted, Young re-indicted in death Trey Zwicker

Joshua Gouker
Joshua Gouker
Creek behind Liberty High School where Trey Zwicker's body was found.
Creek behind Liberty High School where Trey Zwicker's body was found.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted the stepfather of a teen found murdered behind a high school in May 2011 in connection with his death.

Joshua Gouker was indicted on murder, possession, unlawful transaction with a minor, tampering, torture of a dog or cat and being a persistent felony offender in connection with the death of Trey Zwicker.

On May 11, 2011, Zwicker's body was found by students from Liberty High School on Indian Trail in a creek behind the school. Zwicker, 14, was a freshman a Seneca High School.

A warrant has been issued for Gouker's arrest. He is currently being held in the Floyd County, Indiana Jail on a fugitive warrant for theft charges. Once he is brought to Kentucky, Gouker will be held on $1 million cash bond.

Josh Young, Gouker's son and Zwicker's stepbrother, has been charged with Zwicker's murder, but was re-indicted by the grand jury. According to the Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the new indictment will allow Gouker and Young to be tried together.

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