The Summit County Prosecutor's Office has filed an indictment against the man accused of murdering girlfriend and their five-year-old son.
TALLMADGE, Ohio - Wendy Ralston's live-in boyfriend called police reporting Ralston and their 5-year-old son Peyton missing, according to police reports.
Daniel Tighe told police the two had been missing at 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 7, one minute after Ralston's mother filed a missing persons report in person at the Tallmadge Police Department.
The 39-year-old Tighe said that Wendy Ralston claimed they were going on vacation to an unknown place. Ralston had a protection order against him at one time, according to police
In a news conference Tuesday, Tallmadge police said Tighe is a "person of interest" but not a suspect in the case.
Lieutenant Ron Williams said there is a substantial amount of evidence involved in the deaths.
The two bodies were discovered Saturday in a wooded area near Stone Creek Drive. They have now been sent to an anthropologist at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa. Investigators hope this expert will be able to answer questions like when and how Ralston and her son died.
A judge has set bond at $1 million Friday for the suspect in the murder of Tallmadge woman Wendy Ralston and her 5-year-old son, Peyton.
Police have charged a suspect in the murder of Tallmadge woman Wendy Ralston and her 5-year-old son, Peyton.
Police say the boyfriend of Wendy Ralston is a suspect in the double-murder. Ralston and her son were found dead near their Tallmadge home.