Matthew Hoffman

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Ohio Man Gets Life in Triple Murder, Dismemberment

Matthew Hoffman pleads guilty to 10 counts including rape, kidnapping

(Newser) - Matthew Hoffman has received life without parole after pleading guilty in the murder and dismemberment of a woman, her son, and her friend, CNN reports. The Ohio man pleaded guilty to all 10 counts in the case, among them three counts of aggravated murder and the kidnapping and rape of...

Son, Mom, Friend Were Stabbed to Death

Before being hidden inside hollow tree

(Newser) - Two women and an 11-year-old boy were stabbed to death and dismembered before their remains were placed in a hollow tree, a coroner said today, confirming the fears of many in the tiny Ohio town where the three went missing. Preliminary autopsy reports show that Tina Herrmann, son Kody, and...

Bodies of Missing Family Found in Hollow Tree

Lawyers for Matthew Hoffman tell police where to find bodies

(Newser) - The bodies of three missing people in Ohio have been found wrapped in garbage bags and stuffed into a hollow tree, MSNBC reports. Police had been on the hunt for Tina Herrmann, 32, her 10-year-old son, Kody, and a friend of Herrmann's, Stephanie Sprang, 41, since Nov. 10. They were...

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