Preliminary Autopsy Results Available On Noble County Body

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Associated Press

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Updated Tue, Nov 29, 2011 12:44 pm

Authorities say preliminary findings show a body found by authorities investigating Ohio's Craigslist case is a man who was shot in the head.

The coroner's office in southeast Ohio's Noble County issued a statement Tuesday saying it had identified the body found Friday as John Doe.

Officials say they suspect his name is Ralph Geiger but didn't explain the basis for that.

Police believe two other deaths are linked to what they've described as a robbery scheme involving a bogus Craigslist ad for a job on a farm. The county sheriff is under a gag order and has not said whether the body discovered Friday is connected with the case.

Two people are in custody, including a 16-year-old boy charged with attempted murder on Nov. 18.

Additional charges filed Nov. 22 include aggravated murder and complicity to aggravated murder.
 

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