Grandfather, Wife Face Murder Charges In Death Of Girl, 5

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NEW BOSTON, Ohio (AP) — Court records show an Ohio man and his wife have been charged with aggravated murder in the death of the man’s 5-year-old granddaughter.

The Portsmouth Daily Times reports 5-year-old Annabell Greene was flown Wednesday to a Columbus hospital where she died.

Her grandfather, 46-year-old Richard Greene, and his 38-year-old wife, Sonya, both of New Boston in southern Ohio’s Scioto County, were arrested the next day.

Police say the girl had injuries consistent with physical abuse.

The newspaper reports Scioto County’s Children Services placed the girl and her two brothers, ages 7 and 3, with the couple in mid-May.