Investigators search farm 10 miles from scene of Rhoden family massacre

(Courtesy: WLWT)

ADAMS COUNTY, Ohio  (WLWT) – Several law enforcement departments have converged to search an Adams County farm, the Ohio Attorney Generalattorney general confirms.

The farm is approximately 10 miles from the scene of the April 2016 slayings of eight members of the Rhoden family, where seven adults and a teenage boy were shot to death at four homes near Piketon. The massacre remains unsolved.

Authorities have not specified if the search is related to the case.

The Ohio Attorney Generalattorney general’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the Ohio Department of Corrections STAR Team and deputies from Adams and Pike county sheriff’s offices are searching a home, the AG said.

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The AG’s spokesperson would not say why authorities were searching the property.

A representative from the AG’s office could not confirm the exact location of the search or what authorities are looking for.

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