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Pike County Newswire

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  1. Coroner refuses to release final autopsies in Pike County killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    From left, top row: Christopher Rhoden Jr., Christopher Rhoden Sr., Dana Rhoden, Clarence "Frankie" Rhoden; bottom row: Hanna Rhoden, Hannah Gilley, Kenneth Rhoden, Gary Rhoden WAVERLY - Pike County Coroner Dr. David Kessler now has the final autopsy reports - which would include toxicology reports that would show potential drug use, and a host of other detailed information - in the homicides of the eight Rhoden family members who were shot to death in April. Kessler wrote in a news release this morning that legal counsel considers the autopsy reports "confidential law enforcement investigatory records," and Kessler wrote that releasing them "might impede the criminal investigation or the families' grieving process."

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  2. Ohio family clings to hope 3 months after 8 wereaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Journal and Courier

    It's been three months since eight members of the Rhoden family were found shot to death in three trailers and a camper in Pike County, Ohio. Ohio family clings to hope 3 months after 8 were killed It's been three months since eight members of the Rhoden family were found shot to death in three trailers and a camper in Pike County, Ohio.

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  3. Ohio Newspaper Sues For Autopsy Results Of Slain FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | TheCourier.com

    ... preliminary autopsy results of eight relatives who were slain three months ago. The newspaper's attorney says Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk has refused to allow a reporter to review the autopsy report and has not cited any applicable law to ...

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  4. Ohio family clings to hope 3 months after 8 were killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | USA Today

    It's been three months since eight members of the Rhoden family were found shot to death in three trailers and a camper in Pike County, Ohio. Ohio family clings to hope 3 months after 8 were killed It's been three months since eight members of the Rhoden family were found shot to death in three trailers and a camper in Pike County, Ohio.

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  5. $10K reward offered for info on slayings of 8 Ohio relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WOIO

    ... hey don't want to jeopardize the investigation. A Crime Stoppers liaison says a voicemail was left to notify the Pike County sheriff's office about the reward, and the information apparently got lost in the shuffle somehow.

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  6. Reward in Ohio mass shooting announced - 10 weeks lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | USA Today

    Reward in Ohio mass shooting announced - 10 weeks late Still no suspects in the death of eight members of the Rhoden family in Pike County, Ohio. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/29ZRGcL Gary Rhoden, 38, was laid to rest in South Shore, KY.

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  7. Investigators didn't know about reward in case of slain kinRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Review

    State and local investigators trying to determine who's responsible for the slayings of eight people from a family said Thursday they didn't know until this week about a $10,000 reward being offered to help solve the case. The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction was approved by the Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers' board weeks after seven adults and a teenage boy from the Rhoden family were found dead at four homes near Piketon on April 22. A voicemail was left to notify the Pike County sheriff's office about the reward, but the information apparently got lost in the shuffle, said Ross County sheriff's Deputy Dave Weber, the Crime Stoppers liaison.

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  8. $10K Reward Offered For Info On 8 Slayings In 1 Ohio FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | TheCourier.com

    ... and state investigators weren't aware of it. A Crime Stoppers liaison says a voicemail was left to notify the Pike County Sheriff's Office about the reward and the information apparently got lost in the shuffle somehow. Seven adults and a ...

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  9. Drone records boat thieves in the actRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... to track down the thieves as they sped away. (WCMH) No arrests have been made in the three months following the Pike County, Ohio massacres that left eight people dead. Investigators continue trying to piece together what happened who did it. (WCMH) ...

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  10. Tests still pending on item that caused courthouse evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    No arrests have been made in the three months following the Pike County, Ohio massacres that left eight people dead. Investigators continue trying to piece together what happened who did it.

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  11. 3 months into Ohio slaying investigation, no arrests madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    No arrests have been made in the three months following the Pike County, Ohio massacres that left eight people dead. Investigators continue trying to piece together what happened who did it.

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  12. 'Suspected outbreak' of unknown illness hits PikeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The York Daily Record

    'Suspected outbreak' of unknown illness hits Pike County Some people reported nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fever after visiting a resort near Latham. Check out this story on ydr.com: http://ohne.ws/29TTKIR WAVERLY - The Pike County Health District says "a suspected outbreak" of an unknown illness is affecting people who visited Long's Retreat Family Resort since July 1. As a result, the health district is asking people who visited the resort near Latham this month to contact its offices for an interview, even if they did not experience illness.

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  13. Brown County Bluegrass lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... County and hated the notion of seeing it end, and Karr is the promoter of a new bluegrass festival in nearby Pike County, OH scheduled for the weekend following the Brown County Bluegrass Festival. It's called the SamJam Bluegrass Festival and is ...

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  14. Judge denies motion to dismiss death penalty in Frein caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... for daily newsletters, enter contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars. A Pike County judge denied two motions that sought to bar prosecutors from seeking a death sentence for accused cop killer Eric Matthew ...

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  15. Investigators plug away on Ohio family deathsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kenton Times

    ... and not be impacted," bureau Superintendent Tom Stickrath said Tuesday in a joint interview with DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader at the bureau offices in London. Reader said he has spent nearly $150,000 on the case so far, including ...

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  16. 2 months on, investigators plug away on Ohio family deathsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... and not be impacted," bureau Superintendent Tom Stickrath said Tuesday in a joint interview with DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader at the bureau offices in London. Reader said he has spent nearly $150,000 on the case so far, including ...

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  17. 2 months on, investigators plug away on Ohio family deathsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Daily Herald

    ... and not be impacted," bureau Superintendent Tom Stickrath said Tuesday in a joint interview with DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader at the bureau offices in London. Reader said he has spent nearly $150,000 on the case so far, including ...

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  18. This zombie campaign for Congress is giving Democrats fitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | USA Today

    ... and always loses. Why not? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28JXvM5 William "Butch" Smith of Pike County is the democratic nominee for the 2nd Congressional District seat, now held by Brad Wenstrup. He's won two out of the last ...

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  19. In midst of murder investigation, Pike County sheriff faces electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Three days after the Rhoden family murders in April, 79-year-old Jim Brodess sat on a front porch and mentioned that the Pike County sheriff's office had never before had to deal with an investigation even close to this one. And then he noted that Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader - even before eight people from his county were executed by killers who still haven't been caught - already was locked in a dogfight to keep his job.

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  20. One dead after crash between vehicle and train in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    One person is dead and two have been injured after their vehicle collided with a train in Pike County this afternoon. The State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of River Road and Rt. 1 comment