Man charged with 1995 killing of daughter, wife

WAYNE COUNTY -- A Dalton man was charged with the 1995 murder of his wife, Marcia, 53, and his daughter Elizabeth, 16 back in 1995.

Robert Honsch, 70, is being held without bond in the Wayne County Jail. He ia also charged with dumping their bodies in Massachusetts and Connecticut after the killings.

Both women were residents of New York at the time of their murders. Their bodies were found the same year, but not identified until recently. A missing persons report for the women was not filed until June 2014.

Law enforcement from Connecticut, Now York and Massachusetts tracked Honsch to Dalton, Ohio where he was living under an alias, they said.

They questioned him and searched his home Tuesday, and BCI in Richfield analyzed evidence that was recovered.


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