Search for missing teen continues as 6 indicted in connection with his father's murder
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Six people, including the ex-wife of a Beavercreek man shot and killed last year in Riverside have been indicted in connection with his death.
Robert Caldwell was shot in front of his children along Linden Avenue in August of 2017. Tuesday afternoon, local and federal authorities announced the indictments handed down by a federal grand jury. In addition to the indictments, the FBI is also offering a $15,000 reward as they continue to search for Caldwell's 14-year-old son, Jacob Caldwell, who hasn't been seen since shortly after his father's shooting death.
Sterling H. Roberts, 34, has been charged with murder and is accused of stalking and killing Caldwell. Authorities say he used a firearm he bought illegally to fatally shoot Caldwell along Linden Avenue in 2017. From August 1 to August 5 last year, authorities say Tawney Caldwell, the ex-wife of the victim, helped Roberts cyberstalk him.
Following Caldwell's death, authorities say Tawney Caldwell and her mother, Chandra Harmon, who has also been indicted, worked together to threaten and intimidate witnesses.
The suspects indicted are: Tawney Caldwell, Chance Deakin, Christopher Roberts, James T. Harmon, Chandra D. Harmon and Sterling H. Roberts. All of those indicted except Sterling Roberts were arrested on February 28. Sterling Roberts is currently in custody in South Carolina.
Authorities are asking anyone with information about the whereabouts of Jacob Calwell, 14, to call Sugarcreek Township Police at 937-310-3200 or the FBI at 513-421-4310.
Watch: Authorities announce indictments