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Marvin Lee King  Unsolved homicide

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Marvin King
  • Case number: 140
  • Nickname or alias: Beau
  • Incident location: West Possom Road near Rebert Pike
    Springfield, Ohio - Clark County
  • Incident date: 1/25/1973 - 1/26/1973 (Approximate)
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Date of birth: 7/30/1960
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 4'10"
  • Weight: 72 lbs
  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Clark County Sheriff's Office


On January 25th, 1973 twelve year old Marvin (Beau) King was reported missing from his mobile home on upper valley pike. On January 26th, 1973 an anonymous caller reported to the Springfield News/Sun and St. Mary's school that a body would be found in a field/ditch near the intersection of Springfield/Xenia Road at Rebert Pike. Clark County Sheriff's detectives searched the area and later found the body of Marvin (Beau) King who had been reported missing. An autopsy of Marvin (Beau) King found that he had been strangled.


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