Suspect in Belmont County Double Murder Arraigned, Bond Set


The suspect arrested in connection with a double murder in Belmont County was arraigned on Tuesday afternoon.

Judge Eric Costine set Okie Barton III’s bond at $2-million dollars.

Police say after a review of the crime scene and a review of the initial 911 call, Barton III was identified as a suspect and arrested in connection with the deaths of LouAnn Barton, 45 and Okie Barton Jr., 48 of Glencoe, Ohio.

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Barton III is scheduled to have his first hearing on November 17 at 1:15 p.m. in a Belmont County Court with Judge Costine.

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