Man charged with murder after body found in Indiana creek

Ralph Antoni (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Ralph Antoni (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A West Chester man is behind bars in Hamilton County after police say he shot a man, then dumped his body in a creek.

According to court documents, Ralph Antoni shot Timothy Thompson in the face on Nov. 4 in North Bend. He then placed Thompson in the trunk of his vehicle, placed a garbage bag over his head and drove Thompson's body to Camp Shore, Indiana. He removed Thompson's clothes and left him.

Thompson's body was found March 21.

Police say Antoni admitted the crime. He is charged with murder and gross abuse of a corpse.

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