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Man and woman charged with death of two people found dead in Tremont

Posted at 2:16 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 14:20:59-04

A man and woman have been charged in connection with the deaths of a couple that was killed in Tremont last week.

According to U.S. Marshals, James Hill, 41, and Barbara Wolford, 30 were captured in Mount Perry, which is east of Columbus on Friday. 

Hill and Wolford were both charged with aggravated murder, according to court records.

The pair is accused of shooting and stabbing a couple inside their home in the 3100 block of Scranton Road.

The victims have since been identified as Harold Emery 63, and Rita Berish, 54.

An officer from Cleveland State University Police Department discovered Emery and Berish while doing a welfare check at the home. Emery, who is a CSU employee, hadn't reported to work that day.

A mugshot of Wolford was not provided.