Charges announced for man arrested in death at Kettering insurance agency

A man is in custody on suspicion of murder in the death of a man whose body was found last month at his Kettering insurance agency.

Joshua David Dehart, 37, was arrested Tuesday evening for the death of 74-year-old Barton Wilson, in what Kettering police said on Facebook was a personal dispute.

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Kettering police also said on Facebook that Dehart is charged with several offenses, including four counts of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of felonious assault.

Police said that his bond is $1 million.

“Leads and evidence led to search warrants at addresses in Dayton and Trotwood yesterday,” Kettering police posted on Twitter.

Dehart was arrested at house in the first block of South Irwin Street in Dayton, according to jail records.

He is being held in the Montgomery County Jail.

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Police were called around 12:30 p.m. March 10 to the Barton Wilson insurance agency on Wilmington Pike.

An acquaintance went inside the unlocked business and found Wilson dead, Kettering police Lt. Lee Sanders told the Dayton Daily News.

“There was some sign of trauma,” he said, but Sanders declined to elaborate further at the time.

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