Formal charges filed in Urbana death

Christopher Myers accused of murder in Champaign County. (Photo/Champaign County Jail)
Christopher Myers accused of murder in Champaign County. (Photo/Champaign County Jail)

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is now charged in the death of his father.

Christopher Myers, 38, was formally charged with two counts of murder and one count of assault Monday.

Urbana Police said the body of Jerald Myers, 65, was found at the family’s South Kenton Street home Sunday.

While conducting interviews police said a fight broke out. Myers was arrested at that point, and charged with felonious assault and domestic violence against his brother.

Officials said Jerald Myers had obvious serious injuries. A cause of death has not been released.

Christopher Myers remains in the Tri-County Jail. He will be arraigned on all of the charges Tuesday morning.

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