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Police: Ohio boy reports dad stabbed, killed mom

Joyce Lupiani

Police: Ohio boy reports dad stabbed, killed mom

CREATED Jun. 12, 2012

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) -- Police say a central Ohio man killed his ex-wife outside an apartment when she arrived to pick up their children, and their 13-year-old son called an emergency dispatcher to report the stabbing.

In a recording of the Sunday morning 911 call, the boy says his father killed his mother and then told the teen to report it to local police in Grove City, just southwest of Columbus.

Police say officers responding to the scene found 36-year-old Candice Roberts' body in a grassy area, covered by a blanket. Her ex-husband, 38-year-old Jeremy Roberts, was standing nearby and was arrested.

He's charged with murder. Court records didn't list an attorney for him Monday morning.

A relative who answered the woman's phone told The Columbus Dispatch police advised the family not to comment.