Murdered man found on Fossil Rock Road, Athens

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A dead man who was found outside of a home on Fossil Rock Road in Athens, Ohio, was the victim of murder, says the Sheriff Rodney Smith.

Andrew T. Everett, 33, of US Route 33, Shade, had a single gunshot wound to the head when he was found.

The sheriff’s office arrested Andy Doczi, 37, of South Second Street, Middleport, on Friday, May 24 and charged him with Aggravated Murder.

“Doczi admitted to pointing a weapon towards Everett and firing a single shot,” the sheriff said in a press release. “Doczi led investigators to a wooded area in Meigs County where a firearm was recovered.

“He is currently being held at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on a $1 million bond,” Sheriff Smith concluded.

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