Archive for Friday, May 10, 2013

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12:28 a.m.
Search crews on horseback fan out Thursday evening on Osborne Road, about a half mile from a property in rural Ottawa where three bodies were found Monday and Tuesday. Police continue to search for a missing 18-month-old girl, Lana-Leigh Bailey, who police have said they believe is also a homicide victim. Multiple agencies are assisting the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in the search. Ottawa man charged; FBI joins search for missing toddler, now presumed dead
12:01 a.m., May 10, 2013 Updated 5:12 p.m.
A suspect in a quadruple homicide made his first appearance in court at 4 p.m. Friday and was charged with murder, rape and criminal possession of firearms. The search for a missing toddler, now presumed dead, continued earlier Friday on a rural Ottawa property where three bodies were discovered this week. The Federal Bureau of Investigation became involved and as many as 150 law enforcement officers in helicopters, planes and on horseback, are combing the area. By Ian Cummings & Shaun Hittle
6:28 p.m.
Kyle Flack makes his first appearance in court. He was charged in the Ottawa homicides. Photo by Bobby Burch/The Ottawa Herald Suspect in Ottawa killings charged with four counts of first-degree murder; could face death penalty
May 10, 2013
Kyle T. Flack was charged with four counts of first-degree murder Friday of a woman and two men whose bodies were found in rural Ottawa earlier this week, as well as a toddler whose is still missing but presumed dead. He could face the death penalty if convicted. Bond in the case was set at $10 million. The 27-year-old Ottawa man made his first court appearance at the Franklin County courthouse Friday afternoon to hear the charges, which also included a count of rape, a count of criminal possession of a firearm and two counts of capital murder, which opens up the possibility that Flack could face the death penalty if convicted.By Shaun Hittle

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May 10, 2013
Dandelions infest Lawrence yards.