Last updated 12:58AM ET
October 20, 2017
WOUB Local News
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New information on construction worker death
(WOUB) - New information is out about the death of a construction worker who was found dead last Thursday.

The Gallipolis Police Department says two suspects are in custody at the Western Regional Jail in West Virginia.

33 year old John Jeffers is charged with killing 54 year old Larry Cox of Kissimmee, Florida and stealing his car.

18 year old Andrea Hughes is charged as an accessory to stealing the car.

The department says this information comes from more than one witness.

The two are awaiting extradition to Ohio.

Cox' body was found in the parking lot of a motel last Thursday.

He had been living there while working for a construction firm.

His body was found with broken bones and missing teeth.

No date has been set for the arraignment of the pair.
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