Florida Craigslist Jobseeker Found Dead in Ohio

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

CALDWELL, Ohio (AP) -- A sheriff says a jobseeker from Florida
has been found dead and another from South Carolina has been shot
after they responded to a Craigslist ad for a job on an Ohio cattle
farm.

Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum said Thursday two men were
taken into custody after cadaver dogs found the body of the Florida
man this week in a shallow grave in a remote area.

He says the search was undertaken after the South Carolina man
escaped from the area Nov. 6 and notified police, who then found a
grave they believe had been dug for him.

He says the two men had responded to a bogus listing for a job
as cattle caretaker at a 688-acre farm. He suspects robbery was the
motive.

The men's names haven't been released.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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