AKRON -- An Akron man has been indicted in the murders of a Tallmadge mother and her 5-year-old son.
Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced today that her office has filed an indictment against Daniel Tighe, 39, in the deaths of Wendy Ralston and the couple's son, Peyton.
Tighe, described by police as Ralston's ex-boyfriend is charged with:
- Aggravated murder with two specifications for death
- Two counts of tampering with evidence
- Two counts of domestic violence
- Two counts of gross abuse of a corpse,
If convicted of Aggravated Murder with at least one death specification, Tighe can be sentenced to death.
Tighe has been in the Summit County Jail since October 3. An arraignment date is not yet set.