EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSAthens County Man Indicted In Father's Murder
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 28, 2013 3:20 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 29, 2013 8:51 AM EDT
Athens , Athens County , Ohio
An Athens County man was indicted on charges for the murder and disposal of his father's body and several other charges.
Paul J. Roberts, 41, of Glouster was indicted Oct. 28 by an Athens County grand jury on nine felony charges, according to the Athens County Prosecutor's Office. Roberts was indicted on charges of aggravated murder, murder, gross abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence, intimidation of a person in a criminal case, grand theft of a vehicle, theft, theft of an elderly person and vandalism.
Roberts is accused of murdering his father, Paul E. Roberts, 63, whose body was found last week in a well under a porch at his home on Locust Street in Glouster. Roberts also was charged with stealing his father's Jeep Liberty, John Deere riding lawnmower and credit card, prosecutors said.
Prosecutors said the investigation is ongoing and more charges could be pending.
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