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9:03 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Greene County Sheriff's Major Relieved of Duty Following Schenck Investigation

Greene County Sheriff's Major Eric Spicer has retained a lawyer to challenge his recent termination. Spicer was relieved of his duties following an internal investigation related to a July 2013 police standoff with a Yellow Springs resident.

Spicer has been on paid administrative leave since the July 2013 officer-involved shooting that left Paul E. Schenck dead.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:06 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

DeWine Releases BCI Report On Death In Yellow Springs Standoff

Attorney General Mike DeWine at Tuesday's press conference
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

An investigation over the death of Yellow Springs resident Paul E. Schenck is over. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine gave the report Tuesday morning. The report sheds light on the six hour standoff with police this summer that ended in Schenck's death, but leaves some questions unanswered.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation collected evidence over a three month period. BCI concluded that the 42-year-old Schenck was killed by a Greene County Sheriff's Deputy during the standoff and not by his own hand.

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7:00 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

BCI Releases Preliminary Report on Schenck Standoff

The Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has released a preliminary report regarding a July 30 standoff at a Yellow Springs residence that lasted nearly six hours.

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