Dayton man convicted for two cold case homicides

Markus Henry

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Markus Henry of Dayton has been sentenced to 35 years-to-life in prison in connection with two Dayton homicides.

On April 16, 2010, the body of Resa Anne Lee was found behind the Montgomery County Job Center by Job Center employees.

Lee had been stabbed multiple times. Investigation by homicide detectives from the Dayton Police Department identified the Henry as the suspect.

Today he was found guilty of the murder of Lee and was sentenced to 15 years‐to‐life.

On December 7, 2011, the Dayton Fire Department was dispatched to a garage fire on North McGee Street. Inside, the firefighters found the badly burned body of Sheila Tucker.

An autopsy determined the victim had been raped and shot to death, before being burned in the fire. He was found guilty of the aggravated murder of Tucker and sentenced to 20 years‐to‐life.

Investigation, including biological and DNA evidence, identified Henry as the suspect. 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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