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Body found in Hebron identified as missing mom, son charged

Posted at 3:36 PM, Nov 18, 2016

HEBRON, Ky. -- The body of a woman found on Point Pleasant Road in Hebron was identified as Tammy Rohlman, a missing mother from Burlington. Police arrested her adult son and charged him with tampering with the body.

Tammy Rohlman, 54, was reported as a critical missing person Thursday. Her family last saw her on Saturday evening at a family function.

On Friday, Boone County Deputy Coroner Robert Cool "tentatively identified" the remains of a female body found in Hebron Thursday as Tammy Rohlman.

Her son, Charles "Hunter" Rohlman, was arrested Wednesday night. He charged with tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse. Neighbors said the 25-year-old had moved back in with his parents about a year ago.

He is being held at the Kenton County Detention Center with bond set at $250,000.

Deputies said the case is still under investigation.

"Keep in mind this is still a very active and ongoing investigation," the Boone County Sheriff's Office said in a press release. "Further comment could very well jeopardize the investigation."

Tammy Rohlman's friends were in disbelief. 

"I can't imagine what would bring somebody to do something like that," neighbor Norman Berry said. "I can't imagine what kind of rage you would have to do something like that."