Kleins Plead Not Guilty to Charges< < Back to
An eastern Ohio couple have pleaded not guilty to charges in the drowning of the woman's 3-year-old son and his missing 2-year-old brother.
Thirty-eight-year-old Richard Klein Jr. and 25-year-old Kasey Klein of Zanesville are charged with felony involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. Authorities have said the boys wandered away from a campsite along the Muskingum River on June 4. The older boy's body was found hours later in the water. Crews searched unsuccessfully for the younger boy for more than a week.
The Muskingum County prosecutor said today he couldn't share details about what happened or why the adults were charged.
Kasey Klein remained in jail on $100,000. Her attorney declined to comment. Her husband was being held on $200,000 bond. His court-appointed lawyer had not been determined.