Formal charges filed in Urbana death

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. 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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