CINCINNATI (AP) — A 44-year-old southwest Ohio man has been charged with aggravated murder after police say he caused the death of man during a robbery before leading officers on a low-speed chase last weekend.
Christopher McFerron was initially facing charges including inducing panic after a chase that lasted more than an hour Saturday in the western Cincinnati area. Police said he forced his wife out on Interstate 74 and continued driving with a gun to his head, ingesting heroin before he was caught.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1taxIDb ) reports the aggravated murder charged was added Monday. Police say McFerron caused the death of 72-year-old James Rolman, who was abducted from the Lockland and found dead in his car Saturday morning.
McFerron appeared in court Monday. He did not enter a plea.
Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com