Man found guilty in murders of girlfriend, son - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man found guilty in murders of girlfriend, son

Daniel Tighe (Source: Tallmadge Police) Daniel Tighe (Source: Tallmadge Police)
Wendy and Peyton Ralston. (Source: WOIO) Wendy and Peyton Ralston. (Source: WOIO)
SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend and her 5-year-old son has been found guilty on all charges, common pleas court officials say.

Daniel Tighe, 41, was found guilty of aggravated murder, murder, domestic violence, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.

He could be given the death penalty.

His trial began on Feb. 3. The jury reached their decision on Feb. 27.

Tighe's penalty phase will start March 16.

The badly decomposed bodies of Wendy Ralston and her son, Peyton, were found behind their home on Stone Creek Drive in August 2013. Tighe was Wendy's ex-boyfriend and Peyton's father.

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