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Woman Charged in Pike County Massacre Probe Will Face Trial in July

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PIKETON, Ohio (AP) – A judge has rejected a request to dismiss charges against a woman accused of lying to authorities investigating the killings of eight family members in Ohio. The ruling Thursday means 76-year-old Fredericka Wagner will remain on house arrest. The judge set her trial date for late July. Wagner’s son, daughter-in-law and… Read More

Last Of 4 Suspects Pleads Not Guilty In Ohio Family Slayings

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WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – A man charged in the slayings of eight people from another family has pleaded not guilty in southern Ohio days after his wife and two adult sons did the same. Forty-seven-year-old George “Billy” Wagner III acknowledged the 22 counts against him but said little else Tuesday in Pike County court. The… Read More

Watch: One Of Four In Ohio Family Murders Arraigned

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WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — The first of four family members charged with killing eight people from another Ohio family has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. Twenty-six-year-old Edward “Jake” Wagner acknowledged the 23 counts against him but said little else Tuesday in Pike County court. He’s… Read More