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Son Of Pill Mill Operator Sentenced For His Father's Death

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A New Albany man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his father. 

21-year-old Jonah Lake killed Kevin Lake at their home in 2017, then staged a home invasion as a cover-up. A motive is still not clear.  The father, a former trustee of Bowling Green State and Ohio Universities, lost his license after pleading guilty to running a pill mill.

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.
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