EAU CLAIRE COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The two suspects in an Altoona homicide investigation have been charged in Eau Claire County. 55-year-old Tracey Clark of Altoona and 46-year-old Brandon Gaston of Rockford, Illinois are both charged with first degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse.

They face charges tied to the death of 79-year-old Dennis Schattie of Altoona. Investigators say the crime appears to be financially motivated. Schattie’s body was found in the rock river in Illinois in April. Gaston is due in court today, and Clark is due in court next week.