On December 23, Pike County deputies with the Criminal Investigation Division developed a person of interest in an ongoing investigation.
A family member of the person of interest, Roderick V. Matthews, began sending threatening messages to the victim.
Later that day, Pike County deputies went to Matthews home and found him hiding in the air duct.
Matthews was arrested and charged with Cyberthreats and Intimidating a Witness.
His bond was set at $50,000.