Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff
Charles Reader have released the following update in the ongoing
investigation into the execution-style killings of eight members of the
Rhoden family in Pike County:
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI)
agents and Pike County sheriff deputies worked through the
weekend, including Saturday and Sunday, on the murder investigation.
the course of this investigation, more than 100 total items of evidence
have been sent to the BCI crime laboratory for DNA, ballistics, latent
print, and trace analysis.
April 22nd, more than 450 tips have been received by both BCI and the
Pike County Sheriff's Office, all of which are being investigated.
Authorities continue to request that those with information call
855-BCI-OHIO (224-6446) or 740-947-2111.
and Pike County Sheriff investigators have conducted 128 witness
interviews and witness contacts as part of the ongoing investigation.
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