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No change of venue for Highland County father

Wesley Coonrod (Source: Highland County Jail) Wesley Coonrod (Source: Highland County Jail)

HILLSBORO, OH (FOX19) - The Greenfield father accused of setting a fire that killed his two young sons will be tried in Highland County.

A judge rejected a motion by Wesley Coonrod to have a change of venue for his case. Coonrod claimed there was too much publicity surrounding the case, but the judge disagreed and ruled his trial will take place in Highland County.

Coonrod is facing two counts of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, two counts of child endangering and one count of arson. His trial is scheduled for October.


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