Man indicted in Strand Ave. murder case

Dayton Police investigate a homicide scene on Strand Ave. Monday night. (Justin Kraus/WDTN)
Dayton Police investigate a homicide scene on Strand Ave. Monday night. (Justin Kraus/WDTN)
Jerry Ramey, Jr
Jerry Ramey, Jr

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Jerry Ramey, Jr. has been indicted by a Montgomery County Grand Jury on four charges including murder.

Ramey is accused in the death of Earl Davis, Jr. who was found dead inside a home on Strand Avenue March 21.

Ramey, Jr. is charged with two counts of murder, aggravated burglary and felonious assault.

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Investigators said Ramey and Davis were longtime friends. They believe Davis was killed during a physical altercation with Ramey. According to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, police found Davis’s body in a home on Strand Avenue after an anonumous call. The Montgomery County Coroner determined the cause of death to be strangulation.

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Ramey is due to be arraigned in court April 5. He is currently being held in the Montgomery County jail on $500,000 bond.

 

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