A reward poster for information about the Rhoden murders hangs in a tree outside the home of Leonard Manley, whose daughter Dana Rhoden, 37 was one of the victims. Eight members of the Rhoden family were killed in rural Pike County in the early morning hours of April 22, 2016. One year later, the murder case remains unsolved. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees
Photo: Ty Greenlees

Pike County Murders: Rhoden family makes plea for information

PIKE COUNTY — The Ohio Attorney General's Office released a video message from Geneva Rhoden and Teresa Grebing, who are pleading for information that could assist in the investigation into the murders of their loved ones.  

Eight people, members of the Rhoden, Gilley, and Manley families, were found dead on April 22, 2016. 

In the 28 minute video, Geneva Rhoden, the mother of Christopher Sr. and Kenneth Rhoden, pleaded for someone to come forward with information about the murders.

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“I would like to say from a mother’s heart, that I hurt so bad inside from the day that I found out,” Geneva Rhoden says in the video. “I would like to say if there’s someone out there that knows anything about what happened, would they please please come forward and tell what happened.”

WATCH VIDEO: Rhoden Family Message

She said it was like the world ended when she found out what happened to her family.

Anyone with information on the Rhoden, Gilley and Manley murders is asked to call 

 Bureau of Criminal Investigation,1-855-BCI-OHIO (224-6446) or the Pike County Sheriff's Office at 740-947-2111. 

Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers will pay reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the Rhoden,Gilley and Manley murders. 

To make a donation to the reward fund, write a check for Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers. In the memo line, indicate your donation is for the Rhoden,Gilley and Manley murders. Checks can be mailed to: Deputy Dave Weber, c/o: Ross County Sheriff's Office, 28 North Paint St., Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

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