Rhoden Family Murders

Woman pleads guilty to charges linked to Rhoden family slaying

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Rita Newcomb pleaded guilty to obstructing official business and faces up to 90 days in jail after prosecutors agreed to drop forgery, obstructing justice and perjury...Read more

Charges against Fredericka Wagner dismissed in Rhoden family murders

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The charges were dismissed without prejudice meaning they could be refiled.Read more

Rhoden family murder suspect Jake Wagner faces judge wearing stun vest

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One of four family members accused of murdering eight people in Pike County in April of 2016 faced a judge Thursday afternoon.Read more

Suspect in Rhoden family murders seeks solitary confinement

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Twenty-seven-year-old George Wagner IV, his parents and brother have pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder charges in the 2016 shootings.Read more

Mother charged in connection to Rhoden family murders wants charges dismissed

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Attorneys for a woman facing charges in connection to an Ohio family massacre are seeking dismissal of obstruction and perjury charges against her.Read more

Pike County needs help paying for trials in Rhoden family murders

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Officials in Pike County estimate they'll spend well over $1 million on the upcoming cases involving the 2016 killings of eight members of the Rhoden family.Read more

2 women charged in connection to Rhoden family murders appear in court

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Two women charged in connection to the Rhoden family murders appeared in court Thursday.Read more

Edward "Jake" Wagner appears in Pike County for pretrial hearing

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Twenty-six-year-old Edward "Jake" Wagner appeared in Pike County court Thursday for a pretrial hearing.Read more