$2 Million Bond Set for Heath Murder Suspect

POSTED BY: Carolyn Fleegle
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:47 PM

Bond has been set at $2 million for a Licking County man accused of killing his father with a machete.

Police in Heath say 32-year-old Adam Runyons Jr. Was charged with murder on Thursday. They say he called a relative and confessed to killing his 51-year-old father, Adam Runyons Sr.

A bloody machete was found in a sink at the home.

Neighbors said that Runyons Jr. had moved in with his father and the father's preschool-aged son in Heath last month after being released from prison.

The younger Runyons had served 11 months in prison for assaulting a peace officer.

A preliminary hearing has been set for June 12th at 3 p.m.

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