Man Wanted In Connection With Homicide Taken Into Custody

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WOUB Contributing Writer

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Updated Fri, Apr 11, 2014 11:33 am

A man wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide in Gallia County has been taken into custody.

Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning tells WSAZ.com that David Brewster was arrested by sheriff's deputies and Ohio BCI Thursday in Guyan Township in Gallia County.

At this time, he is facing a felony charge for stealing a truck belonging to Daniel Day.

Day, 29, was found dead in his home on Clay Chapel Road Tuesday night. His cause of death has not been released.

Sheriff's deputies received a call about 9:25 p.m. from a family member who had found Day unresponsive. Family members say they had not heard from Day since Tuesday morning. When they went to check on him, they didn't think he was home because he vehicle was gone, but they found him unresponsive in a bedroom.

"Just a bad situation all the way around," Sheriff Joe Browning said.

Gallia County Coroner Daniel Whitely pronounced Day dead at the scene.

His cause of death is not being released, but Sheriff Browning tells WSAZ.com that it is not a medical related death and is being investigated as a homicide.

Family members told deputies that Day had an ongoing dispute with David Dwayne Brewster, 43, of Gallia County.

Sheriff Browning tells WSAZ.com the dispute is believed to be over property, possibly involving a vehicle.

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