WAVERLY, Ohio | First suspect pleads not guilty in Ohio family slayings of 8
WAVERLY, Ohio— The first of four family members charged with killing eight people from another Ohio family has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case.
Twenty-six-year-old Edward “Jake” Wagner acknowledged the 23 counts against him but said little else Tuesday in Pike County court. He’s being held without bond.
Wagner, his parents and his brother are charged in the 2016 shootings of seven adults and a teenager from the Rhoden family.