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Identity of Individual Sought by Task Force


(COSHOCTON, Ohio) -- Authorities working as part of a special, multi-jurisdictional task force investigating the murders of Doyle Chumney, 88, and Lillian Chumney, 79, are requesting assistance from the public to identify an individual who may have information regarding the crime.

Anyone with information on the identity of the person pictured below is requested to contact one of the investigating agencies on the task force.  The individual, who is not considered a suspect, was driving the vehicle in the second image.

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Anyone with information regarding the identity of the individual can contact authorities at any of the following phone numbers:

  • Bureau of Criminal Investigation: 855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446)
  • Coshocton County Sheriff's Office: 740-622-3769
  • Strasburg Police Department: 330-878-7011
  • Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office: 330-339-2000

Mr. and Mrs. Chumney were reported missing from their Tuscarawas County home last week and were later found murdered in their burned car, which was abandoned on a secluded road in Bakersville, Ohio, in Coshocton County.  No arrests have been made.

The task force is made up of investigators from the Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, Strasburg Police Department, Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office, Coshocton County Prosecutor's Office, Tuscarawas County Prosecutor's Office, and the Coshocton County Coroner's Office.


Media Contacts:

Dan Tierney: 614-466-3840
Jill Del Greco: 614-466-3840

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