Community remembers Warren County murder victim

Austin Myers and Timothy Mosley accused of murder in Warren County. (Photo/Warren County Sheriff's Office)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Two men who are accused of killing a Warren County man were in court Thursday morning to face a charge of aggravated murder.

Austin Myers and Timothy Mosley, both 19,  stabbed, choked, and shot 18-year-old Justin Back, according to investigators with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

According to court documents, Myers confessed to the killing.

Deputies were called to a home on Corwin Road after Back’s parents realized their house was trashed, items were stolen, and their son was missing Tuesday night.Justin-Back

The investigation lead to Preble County where Back’s body found along Fudge Road north of Gratis.

Myers and Timothy Mosley were located and arrested in Clayton.

“We were very sad to hear the news about Justin,” said  Warren County Career Center Superintendent Maggie Hess. “Our hearts go out to his family and friends. He was a good student when he was here and was going to serve our country in the military beginning next month.”

Back’s body is at the Montgomery County Coroner’s office where and autopsy will be done.

Myers and Mosley are being held without bond.

Both asked for a public defender and are scheduled to be in court again Feb. 4.

A memorial for Justin Back has been scheduled for Friday, January 31st at 6:30 pm in the high school gym.  All family, friends and community members are welcome to attend.  Donations will be collected at the Waynesville National Bank and Trust starting the morning of January 31st to help cover the cost of funeral services.  Please join us as we celebrate the life of Justin Back provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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