Paulding County couple murdered, suspect in custody

PAULDING CO., Ohio (ADAMS) – The sheriff in Paulding County says a suspect has confessed to killing a man and his wife on their farm.

Deputies found 60-year-old Celecitas Williams and her husband Bruce dead in their barn after a welfare check for the couple on the 6000 block of Road 123 in Latty Township. Their car was missing.

A little while later, deputies in Ashtabula County said they arrested a man driving the Williams’ car.

Investigators say that man, 23-year-old Clay Dockery, admitted to killing the couple. He’s behind bars, the sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing.

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