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Dustin T. Hutchison, Shannon Patterson and Dorothea Morrison were all arrested in connection with the incident, according to a press release by the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office.
Following an investigation by the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office, Vinton County Childrens Services and the Crimes Against Children unit of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, all three were arrested.
Patterson, 27, and Hutchison, 26, also of Sam Russell Road, was arrested and each charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, endangering children and tampering with evidence, according to the release.
Morrison, 56, also of Sam Russell Road, was charged with endangering children.
All three were taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail where they remain held. No bond hearing has been scheduled, according to jail records.
Sheriff Shawn Justice was unavailable for comment on Friday morning.