Murder suspect’s trial to begin Tuesday

Scarff Road homicide
Sheriff's deputies investigate a homicide on Scarff Road in Clark County, Oct. 23, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – The man suspected of killing Joseph Graley III in October 2014 is set to start his trial Tuesday.

Frank Bowen accused of murder in Miami County. (Photo/Miami County Jail)
Frank Bowen accused of murder in Miami County. (Photo/Miami County Jail)

Frank Bowen, of Bethel Township, has entered a not guilty plea to the three charges he faces: single counts of murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse.

Graley’s body was found in Bowen’s back yard on Scarff Road covered by brush.

Bowen is currently in custody on a $250,000 bond.

He will appear in court at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Miami County Court of Common Pleas.

 

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