- Case number: 181
- Incident location: 2188 Consolidated Rd
- Preble County
- Incident date: 10/30/1987 - 11/2/1987 (Approximate)
- Homicide date: Unknown
- Gender: Male
- Race/Ethnicity: White
- Law enforcement agency: Preble County Sheriff's Office
Late in the evening on Friday, October 30, 1987, three individuals were murdered by at least one gunshot to the head in a house located at 2188 Consolidated Road, in Eaton, Ohio. The names of the murdered individuals were David Smelser, Melinda Newcomb, and Donnie Marker. The bodies were not found until the following Monday, 3 days later, at approximately 5:30 p.m.
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