Hocking County taxpayers have paid $154, 065 to prosecute a family charged with the abduction and murder of a young mother.
According to the Hocking County Auditor, Ken Wilson, the final cost could reach about $200,000. He said that county commissioners have been drawing from contingency funds to pay for the expenses, which mostly include
William Inman Sr., the father-in-law of the slain Summer Inman, is slated to begin his trial in Ross County in January. His trial was moved from Hocking County because a judge said that he could not receive a fair trial in
Inman's son, William Inman II., has already been convicted in Summer Inman's murder and was sentenced to life in prison.
William Inman Sr.'s wife, Sandra Inman, took a plea deal and will spend 15 years to life in prison.
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