The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office said it’s investigating the death of a Virginia man whose body was found in a rural part of the county on Thursday.
Timothy S. Hovanec, 36, last resided in Herndon, Va., and was in Auglaize County on family business. He was reported missing on Tuesday, April 26.
During the investigation, detectives arrested three people in connection with Hovanec’s death.
Amanda L. Hovanec, 35, of Wapakoneta, was charged with aggravated murder. Anita M. Green, 61, of Wapakoneta, was also charged with aggravated murder. And, Anthony A. Theodoru, 33, of South Africa, was charged with an aggravated murder.
Investigators said all three are being held in the Auglaize County Correctional Center on a $2 million bond each.
“I wouldn’t be afraid to usually walk around a night and feel like pretty okay, but no I wouldn’t expect that to happen to anybody,” said Laney Klosterman of Wapakoneta.
The investigation continues, according to the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.