Man faces two counts of first-degree murder

A man has been arrested in Ohio in connection with the double murder of an 85-year-old woman and her son.
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On August 15 2016. Just before six. 160 fighting old state road in rural sycamore. We're Patricia Wilson 85 years of age and her son Robert Wilson 64 years of age were found deceased inside of the residents from blunt force trauma. Investigators determined that the homicide occurred during a late evening hours of August 14 2016. During the course of this investigation. More than thirteen hundred leads have been developed and piled up on. As well as several search warrants for items such as video dvd recordings. Phone records and the victim's house. This crime had a significant amount of physical evidence. That was collected by investors what process processing the crime scene. Detectives from the sheriff's office along with her bond continued to investigate. The genealogical side in this case. In search public unit genealogy data bases. In the African heard on the scope of peonies profile. And subsequent built family tree that eventually let this individual from that DNA profile. That was found within that crimes. This work took an extraordinary amount of effort. And a significant amount of time to locate as the founder and through this at this effort at approximately a week ago a solid lead was identified. Using this unique profile. And with the continued investigative techniques they were using that led us to make this announcement today. We are also able to confirm your cellphone records and other evidence. That he was in the area the crime on Avaya murders. Also the vehicle stolen from that residence which was later recovered. In Chicago. And or stock in street and Lincoln Park which is just a short distance from. Where the offender lived and Wall Street Chicago.

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