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Kenneth Farler Murders Daughter In Ohio

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Kenneth Farler III is an accused killer from Ohio who is charged with the murder of his fifteen year old daughter

According to police reports Kenneth Farler III would call 911 and say that his fifteen year old autistic stepson had just shot his daughter accidentally. When police arrived at the scene they would find the body of the fifteen year old girl

However police would eventually figure out that Kenneth Farler III was responsible for the murder and he would be arrested and charged.

Kenneth Farler III has also been charged with having a weapons while under disability

Kenneth Farler III News

An Ohio man is accused of fatally shooting his teenage daughter, then trying to pin the killing on his stepson with autism, police told news outlets.

Officers responding to a 911 call at about 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, found a 15-year-old girl who was shot and died at the scene, Dayton police told WDTN.

Investigators say the teen’s 38-year-old father tried to blame her death on a boy with autism, the station reported.

In a 911 call he said the boy, who is his 15-year-old stepson, shot the girl by accident, WHIO reported.

“My stepson, he’s autistic, he had no, it was an accident ma’am. He’s autistic he had no (expletive) idea what he was doing,” he said during the call, the outlet reported.

McClatchy News contacted the Dayton Police Department for more information and is waiting for a response.

Police arrested the father, Kenneth Paul Farler III, on several charges including murder, jail records show. He was booked into Montgomery County Jail on April 14 and was still in custody as of April 16.

Officials did not say what may have motivated the shooting.

Kenneth Farler III Other News

A 15-year-old girl is dead and her father has been accused of shooting her at a Dayton apartment Sunday, according to a newly obtained 911 call and Dayton police sources to News Center 7.

At 12:20 p.m., Dayton police and medics were dispatched to the 400 block of Bowen Street on reports of a shooting, according to Dayton Police Lieutenant Steven Bauer.

neighbors heard the gunfire ring out and saw the chaos ensue.

When police arrived on scene, they located the girl. It is not immediately clear where she was found.

Bauer said she was pronounced dead on scene.

A police incident report shows Kenneth Paul Farler III, 38, was arrested and charged in connection to this shooting.

In the newly obtained 911 call, a man who identifies himself as Farler said his 15-year-old daughter had been shot.

Before Farler gets on the line, a woman can be heard pleading for help. A dispatcher continuously asked her who shot the girl but she gave no answer.

Farler told the dispatcher his 15-year-old autistic son was the one who accidentally fired the gun.

“My stepson, he’s autistic, he had no, it was an accident ma’am. He’s autistic he had no (expletive) idea what he was doing,” the 911 call said.

A police source confirmed to News Center 7 that Farler is accused of shooting his daughter.

Farler is facing preliminary charges of murder and having weapons while under disability, according to jail records.

Nancy Ledbetter lives on Bowen Street and said she heard the gunfire while cleaning around her house.

“I kind of was you know wondering what was going on so I started to walk over there and right across the street at the corner, there was a lady and I asked her, ‘Do you happen to know what’s going on?’ She says my granddaughter was shot,” Ledbetter said.

In another 911 call, a bystander said he heard the mayhem unfold.

“She’s a kid,” the caller said. “I just heard a gunshot and heard them scream.”

He told dispatch he wasn’t sure who was shot.

“I was just in my car, I heard a gunshot and heard oh my god, oh my god, oh my god,” the caller said.

Ledbetter is disappointed because she said this is just one of many problems to happen on her street.

“Shootings (are) becoming more and more of a problem,” Ledbetter said. “My grandson, he’ll be three my granddaughter will be two, and they can’t come out and play in their yard because of this and it’s just its astronomically crazy.

Even on nice days, she doesn’t feel comfortable sitting on her porch.

“My heart and my prayers go out to the family and if they need me, I’m there for them,” Ledbetter said.

The Dayton Police Department’s Homicide Unit will continue to investigate this incident.

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