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Ohio Mysteries

May 13, 2021

George Saxton, the brother of First Lady Ida McKinley, was shot dead outside the Canton, Ohio home of his lover in 1898. Police immediately arrested another lover, who had long been threatening to kill him. But all police had was a motive. A jury, as it turned out, would need more.

May 10, 2021

In 1895, a Wood County wife named Olive Peaney was found dead from a bullet wound as she lay at the rear doorstep to her doctor's office, her clothes on fire. But after an unsuccessful attempt to convict the doctor, the townspeople of Tontogany were left with a real whodunnit - no killer, no motive, and not...

May 6, 2021

Two unsolved murders that cross the county line of Wayne and Holmes: The 1973 strangulation of 19-year-old Tim Case, and the 1996 shooting of 21-year-old Jason Marti.

May 3, 2021

John Scott Harrison is unique in American history, the only person who can say he was both son of and father to a U.S. president. But John Scott earned his own place in history after his death in 1878 - when grave robbers pulled his corpse from his North Bend, Ohio grave and sold it to a Cincinnati medical school...

Apr 29, 2021

Two unsolved murders out of Delaware County: The 2007 stabbing death of llama rancher Eve Ashbaugh in her Troy Township home, and the 2001 case from Genoa Township of Lisa Ann Gross, found submerged in an overflowing bathtub by her two daughters returned from school.