Police Seek Person Of Interest, Missing Child In Ohio Death Investigation
Oct 12 2017 by Desiree Burns
Police are searching for a missing 7-year-old OH boy who is believed to be in danger.
Authorities are searching for an 8-year-old boy and a person of interest in a triple murder. Lawrence County Sheriff Jeffery Lawless told the Ironton Tribune that investigators didn't immediately know whether the boy was at the home during the apparent attack.
Upon arrival Deputies found three adults inside a house trailer deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.
Police have issued a endangered missing child advisory for Devin Holston. A fourth victim was found at a home about a quarter of a mile away suffering from stab wounds to the neck and head.
"The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has been contacted and is assisting the sheriff's office in the search for this child", Lawless said.
Our sister station, WSAZ in Charleston, reports that the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in OH is searching for 23-year-old Aaron Lawson.
Meanwhile, Lawson has been identified as a person of interest in the case.
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"We are in the very early stages of this investigation and can not compromise the investigation by divulging more information", the sheriff said. The sheriff's office said Lawson crashed into a ditch before he ran into nearby woods where he lost police.
No names of any of the victims have been released due to police trying to notify relatives.
As part of an ongoing investigation, The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is now attempting to locate Devin Holston.
The deaths on Wednesday occurred roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of the Piketon area, where eight people from the Rhoden family were found shot to death in four homes in April 2016.
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office are actively searching for Aaron Lawson as a person of interest.
Lawson is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 139 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.