Franklin County Prosecutor Press Release

Posted on 1/14/2011

Defendant: Caron Montgomery

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned a death penalty indictment on Caron Montgomery, age 36, in connection to the triple murders that occurred Thanksgiving Day on the north side of Columbus. Montgomery allegedly stabbed to death his live-in girlfriend Tia Hendricks, age 31, their 2-year old son Tyron, and Hendrick’s 10-year old daughter Tahlia. Montgomery was indicted for one unclassified count of Murder, one count (F-4) Domestic Violence, and four unclassified counts of Aggravated Murder with Specification, for a total of six counts.

Arraignment for this death penalty case is set for Friday, January 14, 2011, at 1:30 pm in courtroom 1A.