Man charged with mother's murder released from hospital

Earl Knasel (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Earl Knasel (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Covington man charged with the murder of his mother has been released from University Hospital and sent to Hamilton County Jail.

Earl Knasel, 46, had been at University Hospital since police found him unconscious at his house due to a gas leak. While police were at the scene of the gas leak, police also found Knasel's mother, Barbara Knasel dead at the house due to a blunt force trauma to the head.

Earl Knasel is awaiting extradition from the Hamilton County Jail to the Kenton County Detention Center.

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