Hocking County

Hocking County Sheriff's Office

A candidate for Hocking County prosecutor was arrested this week on two counts of sexual battery.

A Hocking county judge has ordered a change of venue for the trial of the alleged mastermind of his daughter-in-law's murder.

A Hocking County judge today denied a request by the man charged with strangling his daughter-in-law and leaving her body in a septic tank to remove the death penalty as a possible punishment if he is convicted.