Years Later, 4 Family Members Arrested For Gruesome Ohio Murders

Rhoden Family Killings: Four People Arrested in Execution-Style Deaths of Eight People

The following four members of the Wagner family, of South Webster, were taken into custody this afternoon and are charged with planning and carrying out the murders: George "Billy" Wagner III, 47; Angela Wagner, 48; George Wagner IV, 27; and Edward "Jake" Wagner, 26.

"All eight victims were killed in cold blood". They knew the layouts of the Rhodens' homes, and they knew the victims' routines.

The four Wagners "clearly have been the prime suspects for some time", Mr DeWine said. Hannah Rhoden's newborn baby was found alive near her mother's body.

No motive was announced in the killing, though additional arrests for forgery of official documents may hold some bearing on what led up to the described planned executions of eight people.

Angela Wagner was arrested at her home in Scioto County and her two sons were arrested during a traffic stop in Ross County, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said on Tuesday.

The four are also charged with conspiracy, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of unsafe ordinance, obstruction of justice and forgery among other charges. All those murdered were adults except for a 16 year old boy, according to the Attorney General's office at the time of the incident. "You can draw your own conclusions".

Others killed in the slayings were Hanna Gilley, who was Frankie Rhoden's 20-year-old fiancée; Christopher Rhoden Sr.'s brother, Kenneth Rhoden, 44, and a cousin, Gary Rhoden, 38.

Their attorney John Kearson Clark Jr. told the Dayton Daily News in April that the "Wagners had no reason to wish them harm".

Their presence in Alaska was learned after neighbors reportedly recognized them, after news reports about them being wanted for questioning were released.

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Authorities in June of 2017 announced they were seeking information about the Wagners, including details on personal or business interactions and conversations that people may have had with the four.

"He said that he was gonna go out and get some decent shotgun shells for it 'cause that's all they have is a shotgun", Conklin said.

OH authorities are expected to release more details in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Just last week, a homemade firearm suppressor was the final piece of the puzzle for investigators.

The evidence found on October 30 was physical evidence, DeWine said, noting that the final piece didn't tip the case, but was a part of a long, cumulative process, more "like a thousand-piece puzzle".

"We're not going to leave the county until we have solved these frightful murders". "It has been all-consuming".

Pike County Prosecutor Robert Junk says the court process will likely take several years before it's completed, due to the number of defendants and array of charges.

"We have four suspects, all charged with eight crimes of murder, all with death penalty specifications", Junk said. Prosecutors say the legal process will be lengthy and an indictment is only the beginning of the case.

"We believe that the Wagners conspired together to develop an elaborate plan to kill the eight victims under the cover of darkness and then carefully cover up their tracks", DeWine said. A message was left with a lawyer who has been representing the Wagner's in the investigation. Attorney John Clark says the family is waiting for the day "when the true culprits will be discovered and brought to justice for this bad tragedy".

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