Wheeling man found gulity of robbery, remains person-of-interest in murder case


WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Gerald Wayne Jako was sentenced in Wheeling Friday.

According to Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard, Jako was found guilty on Count 1 of Robbery.

However, Jako was found not guilty on Count 2 for Gun Specifications.

The verdict was announced around 5:33 p.m.

Jako is also a person-of-interest in the connection to the death of two people who were found dismembered and burned in Raleigh County.

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