GREENVILLE — More details have emerged in regards to a Greenville man arrested late Friday evening in connection to a homicide investigation.
Lawrence Michael Hill, 55, of Greenville, was booked into the Darke County Jail early Saturday morning at 1:07 a.m. on an initial charge of murder following his arrest at a residence located at the 600 block of Treaty Way in Greenville. Officers from the Greenville Police Department took Hill into custody following a brief encounter with him outside of his residence. Detectives from both the Greenville Police Department and the Darke County Sheriff’s Office remained on the scene of Treaty Way residence well into the morning hours of Saturday collecting evidence. Among the evidence was a vehicle towed from the garage of the residence.
Darke County Sheriff Toby L. Spencer reports that Hill’s arrest involves a homicide which occurred at a residence located in the 2100 block of State Route 502 west of of Greenville. This ongoing investigation is a cooperative effort between the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, Darke County Coroner’s Office and the Greenville Police Department.
On Friday, Nov. 13, at approximately 5:28 p.m., the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a subject found dead at the 2100 block of State Route 502. Darke County Deputies, Union City Fire and Rescue and the Darke County Coroner’s Office were dispatched to the scene. Vincent Hill, age 31, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds at his residence.
A joint investigation between the Sheriff’s Office, Greenville Police Department and Coroner’s Office was immediately implemented. As a result of this investigation, a search warrant was executed at Hill’s residence in Greenville. Hill was arrested within hours of the initial call and booked into the Darke County Jail on suspicion of murder. Lawrence Hill is suspected of killing his son, Vincent Hill, on the evening of Nov. 11. Formal charges are pending and were expected to be filed by the Darke County Prosecutor’s Office on Nov. 14.
This investigation into this case is still ongoing.
Jim Comer covers accidents, fires and crime for Darke County Media. He can be reached by email at email@example.com