John William Amis: Murder suspect found in tent at East Fork State Park

CINCINNATI -- A man accused in the death of a 37-year-old Kentucky woman was found by police Friday morning staying inside a tent in Clermont County's East Fork State Park.

John William Amis, 35, of Glasgow, Ky. is charged with one count of murder and two counts of felony tampering with evidence after Lorine Dawn LaBombard was pronounced dead on June 16 at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, according to the Glasgow Daily Times.

LaBombard, a native of Santa Ana, Calif., moved to Kentucky in 2012 from Coconut Creek, Florida. Her mother, Rachael Ganz-Williams, told the Glasgow Daily Times her daughter had changed her name from Ganz to LaBombard but wasn't sure when.

LaBombard and Amis had filed for a marriage license on Sept. 3.

Ganz-Williams says she received a call from Amis on June 16 saying he had driven her daughter to the hospital because she wasn't breathing and that she "didn't make it."

Doctor's worked on LaBombard for an hour but were not able to revive her.

Her death is now being investigated as a possible homicide.

Clermont County Sheriff's Deputies received a tip at 6:55 a.m. Friday that Amis was staying in a tent in the area of Loop A in East Fork State Park.

After a brief search, police located the tent about 100 yards into the woods. Deputies surrounded the tent and commanded Amis to come out.

Amis exited the tent and was taken into custody without incident.

He was transported to the Clermont County Jail where he is awaiting extradition back to Kentucky.

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