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 - Police have charged a suspect in the murder of Tallmadge woman Wendy Ralston and her 5-year-old son, Peyton.
Tallmadge police said 39-year-old Daniel T. Tighe, of Akron, was arrested at about 1 p.m. on Thursday. He was taken into custody without incident on Breiding Road. Police said he had been living in a camper behind a house there since the bodies were found.
The remains of Wendy Ralston, 31, and Peyton were found in a wooded area near their home on Stone Creek on Aug. 10. They were reported missing on Aug. 7.
Tighe, who was Ralston's live-in boyfriend, was charged with aggravated murder for Peyton's death and murder for Wendy's death. He was also charged with felony domestic violence. He was taken to the Summit County Jail.
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.
A professor of anthropology at Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania is examining the remains of a Tallmadge mother and her 5-year-old son.
Crime scene tape still hangs at the Tallmadge home of a woman and her 5-year-old son who were found dead over the weekend.
Wendy Ralston's live-in boyfriend called police reporting Ralston and their 5-year-old son Peyton missing, according to police reports.