The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Murder-Suicide Suspected In 2 Union County Deaths
OSTRANDER, Ohio (AP) – Authorities in central Ohio are investigating a suspected murder-suicide.
Authorities in Union County northwest of Columbus say a man fatally shot his estranged wife and killed himself after a standoff with officers Friday night.
Coroner David Applegate identified the two on Saturday as 51-year-old Diana Flagg and her husband, 58-year old Jerry Flagg Sr.
Sheriff Jamie Patton and deputies worked through the night investigating the scene outside Ostrander.
A passer-by reported seeing a woman’s body lying in a ditch late Friday afternoon and called 911.
The standoff began as officers arrived at the scene.