Double Murder Suspect Waives Right To Speedy Trial


The suspect arrested in connection to a double murder in Belmont County last month has waived his right to a speedy trial during a status hearing Monday morning.

18-year-old Okie Eugene Barton III is accused of murdering his father and his stepmother in their Belmont County home this past November. 

He remains under a $2 million bond.

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