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Suspects in two Brown County murders appear in court
BROWN COUNTY, Ohio (Rich Jaffe) -- Two men face murder charges in what investigators say are two unrelated homicides in Brown County.
Daniel Somoskey is accused of killing his girlfriend, Stacy Flora. A judge ordered him held on one million dollars bond. Adam Sweet is accused of killing his grandmother, Brenda Housh. He's locked up on a $1.5 million bond. Both have reportedly confessed.
Somoskey shot and killed Stacy Flora at her Georgetown home while he was assaulting her. Her mother found her body. Investigators were able to find him by tracking her Trailblazer to East Fork Lake.
Brenda Housh suffered multiple puncture wounds to her head. Adam Sweet's mother believes he's responsible. She says Sweet moved in with his grandmother just 60 hours before she was last seen alive. Housh's car and debit card were missing. Sweet is seen using her debit card at a Withamsville convenience store.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations was called in to help with these investigations. The Brown County prosecutor, Jessica Little, has high praise for the investigators. She says they had seven to nine agents working at any time after the murders in Brown County and the surrounding counties. She they pursued the leads and had suspects in custody within 24 hours.