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CrimeOhio man, 75, charged with slayings of 2 women from 1970s

09:00  11 september  2019
09:00  11 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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TALLMADGE, Ohio (WOIO) - Police have now charged a 75 -year-old Jackson Township man with the murders of two women in the 1970 ′ s . Sapharas is currently locked up in the Summit County Jail and charged with aggravated murder, murder, attempted rape, kidnapping and maiming or disfiguring

TALLMADGE, Ohio — A 75 -year-old man from Jackson Township was arrested by Tallmadge police and charged with the murders of two women in the 1970 s . Gustave Sapharas was picked up last Friday at his home on Independence Circle Northwest after Tallmadge Sgt. Doug Bohon reopened the

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 75-year-old Ohio man faces murder charges in the unsolved slayings of two women outside Akron in the 1970s.

Ohio man, 75, charged with slayings of 2 women from 1970s © Mike Whitby/EyeEm/Getty Images File photo of handcuffs

Authorities say Gustave Sapharas was arrested Friday by Tallmadge police for the stabbing deaths of 18-year-old Louise Bentz in 1970 and 21-year-old Loretta Jean Davis in 1975. Both were killed in Tallmadge.

The Akron Beacon Journal reports Tallmadge Police Chief Ron Williams says police began re-investigating Bentz's death in 2013 and eventually connected both slayings to Sapharas, who also faces kidnapping and attempted rape charges.

The newspaper reports Sapharas was convicted of raping a Cuyahoga Falls woman in the 1970s and was acquitted in the 1991 slaying of a Columbus woman.

Sapharas is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Summit County.

It's unclear whether he has an attorney.

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