Richland County man indicted for the murder of his 22-year-old wife

Richland County man indicted for the murder of his 22-year-old wife
Alec Blair

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The 21-year-old man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body in a wooded area on the side of the road was indicted by the Richland County Grand Jury.

Alec Blair was indicted on multiple charges; including, aggravated murder, kidnapping, tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse for the death of Gaberien Clevenger, 22.

Richland County husband accused of killing wife and dumping her body is being held on a $1 million bond.

Investigators learned that Clevenger was last seen in Blair’s Jeep.

Richland County Sheriff deputies and Shelby police officers located the Jeep at Blair’s workplace and said evidence inside the Jeep “led them to believe a crime had been committed”.

Officers said after an interview with police, Blair led them to Clevenger’s body, which was in a wooded area on the west side of Bowman Road, just south of SR 96.

Clevenger’s cause of death has not been released, but according to a police report the weapon was a “knife/cutting instrument".

It was also later learned the couple was planning on getting a divorce, according to police.

Blair is being held on a $1 million bond.

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