Murder charged added against Ohio man in chase

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.

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Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com

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