Police search for suspect in deadly road rage incident

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The investigation into a deadly road rage incident brought police to a West Carrollton neighborhood early Friday.

SWAT surrounded a home in the 1100 block of Bishop Avenue around midnight. Agents called for the suspect over the bullhorn, but no one answered.

Officers tell us they received a tip that the man wanted in a deadly beating had been spotted there Thursday night.

Truck like this one used in road rage incident. (Photo/Miami Township Police Department)
Truck like this one used in road rage incident. (Photo/Miami Township Police Department)

On August 30th, police say 41-year-old Jason Behnken tried to intervene in a road rage incident that came to a stop outside of his home at a mobile home park in the 8700 block of Dayton-Cincinnati Pike in Miami Township.

Behnken was hit in the head with a pipe and later died.

On September 2, police released a description of the truck the suspect was driving.

Friday morning, they obtained a search warrant to search a truck at the home on Bishop Ave. We’re told they are looking for the murder weapon.

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