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Authorities Ask For Help Solving Local Murder

Authorities are asking for the public's help in solving the cold-case slaying of a Hocking County greenhouse owner three years ago. The new focus on the beating death of 56-year-old Robert "Mike" Yoder outside his home in April 2010 is part of Ohio's renewed efforts to bring attention to the state's unsolved slayings. The County Sheriff's office is offering a 5 thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever is responsible. Investigators believe robbery or burglary was the motive.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.