Authorities say an Ohio man whose body was found in Tennessee 10 days after he and his wife disappeared was likely killed by a stab wound to the chest and head trauma.
The Hamilton County, Tenn., medical examiner's office has ruled the death of 84-year-old Richard Russell of Bellefontaine a homicide.
Russell's body was found in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Feb. 26. His wife, 85-year-old Gladis, remains missing.
A man wanted for questioning in the couple's disappearance, Samuel K. Littleton II, was arrested last week in Princeton, W.Va., where police found the Russells' car in a Walmart parking lot. He has not been charged in their disappearance.
The 37-year-old Littleton is also accused of killing his girlfriend's 26-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a Bellefontaine home he bought from the Russells in 2009.