Pike County massacre suspect Jake Wagner appears in court

Posted at 10:40 AM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 12:06:37-05

WAVERLY, Ohio -- A Pike County massacre suspect appeared in court Thursday morning for a pretrial hearing.

Jake Wagner, along with his mother, Angela Wagner; his father, George "Billy" Wagner III; and his brother, George Wagner IV; stand charged in the deaths of eight members of the Rhoden family. The Wagners are accused of murdering the family in their Pike County homes in 2016.

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