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UPDATE | Man wanted in Pike County, Ohio homicide caught

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Published: Dec. 9, 2019 at 7:22 PM EST
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UPDATE 12/11/19 @ 11:45 a.m.

A man wanted in a homicide case out of Pike County, Ohio has been caught.

The Ross County Sheriff's office says deputies obtained information late Wednesday night that Jon-Eric Burggraf was seen in Ross County,

The sheriff says early Thursday morning Burggraf was found and taken into custody in the western part of the county without incident.

According to the Ohio Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Burggraf was wanted in connection with the death of Charles Michael Meadows Jr.

Meadows Jr. was found dead Monday in central Pike County.

Burggraf is now in the Ross County Jail.

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UPDATE 12/11/19 @ 11:45 a.m.

A suspect has been identified in a homicide case out of Pike County, Ohio.

The Ohio Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation says Jon-Eric Burggraf, 32, of Piketon, is wanted in connection with the death of Charles Michael Meadows Jr.

Meadows Jr. was found dead Monday.

Burggraf has an active felony warrant for possessing a weapon under disability. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who sees Burggraf is asked to call 911. Additional information regarding his whereabouts can be reported to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at 740-947-2111 or to BCI at 855-BCI-OHIO.

Agencies involved in the investigation include BCI, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio State Highway Patrol, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Department of Homeland Security.

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UPDATE 12/9/19 @ 10:45 p.m.

The name of the victim in a Pike County homicide has been released.

Charles Michael Meadows Jr., 39, died in central Pike County, the county sheriff's office said Monday.

No other details have been released at this time, including information about a suspect.

The sheriff's office is investigating in conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI).

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ORIGINAL STORY 12/9/19

A possible homicide is under investigation Monday in central Pike County, the sheriff's office there says.

Other details are unavailable at this time, including the exact location.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

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