MONROE TOWNSHIP, OHIO (TCD) — According to the prosecution, a father, 32, is accused of killing his three young boys in the yard of his house in “an act of incomprehensible cruelty.”
Three Dead Juveniles And a 34-year-old Woman Were Found Shot In the Yard
On June 15 at 4:15 pm, a woman phoned the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. to tell that her “babies had been shot,” and three minutes later, a bystander dialed 911 to report seeing a youngster “running down the road stating that her ‘father was killing everyone’.”
When deputies arrived at a home in the 1900 block of Laurel Lindale Road, they found Chad Doerman sitting outside as well as three dead male juveniles who had been shot in the yard. Despite the responding deputies’ best efforts to preserve the kids’ lives until EMS arrived, they succumbed to their wounds.
A 34-year-old woman was also discovered and sent to the hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her hand by authorities.
Doerman Was Charged With The Aggravated Murder Of Three Young Boys
According to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, the victims were three, four, and seven years old.
Following the arrest, Doerman was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office announced in a press release.
In court, according to WLWT-TV, Clermont County prosecutor David Gast alleged that Doerman “lined up his three young boys and executed them in his own home with a rifle.”
However, according to Gast, Doerman “hunted that boy down, brought him back to the property, and executed him in front of witnesses.” One of the lads allegedly managed to escape.
Mark Tekulve, the prosecutor for Clermont County, said, “I’ve been a lawyer for 35 years, and this is by far the most sickening, horrifying crime I’ve seen. I can only imagine the terror these little boys felt and experienced.”
Doerman’s imprisonment is subject to a $20 million bail.
He might face more charges since the Clermont County Prosecutor’s Office will present the case to a grand jury.