Beth Bentley, missing since May 23, 2010 from Mt. Vernon
Matthew Hoffman, Homicidal Hobbit Sentenced To Life
Chris George Missing since February 11, 2009 from Winter Garden, FL
Mathew J Hoffman, former Knox County tree trimmer, gave police the 411 to locate Tina Herrmann, her son Kody Maynard and family friend Stephanie Sprang. Sarah Maynard, 13, was previously rescued from Hoffman’s Mt Vernon, Ohio residence.
The missing victims were found in a hollowed-out tree trunk , inside plastic garbage bags.
Hoffman became a POI after police found him idling along the trail eventually leading the remains. Hoffman is a convicted felon from Colorado.
13 year old Sarah Maynard, was found in Hoffman’s Mt. Vernon Home bound and gagged. Investigators will not say whether our not she has been sexually assaulted.
Police will not disclose the circumstances surrounding the deaths of the victims. The investigation is ongoing.
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