Autopsy Says Head, Hands Of Dana Wilkes Were Severed After Her Death

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

An autopsy on the body of murder victim Dana Wilkes says her head and hands were severed after her death.

After a two-month long investigation, homicide investigators made an arrest in mid-January in connection with the 2012 homicide of the 48-year-old woman .

Ms. Wilkes was reported missing on Nov. 10, 2012, under suspicious circumstances. Her dismembered body was recovered on Nov. 25, 2012 along the creek bank at 3700 Youngstown Road.

Investigators made a presentation to the Hamilton County Grand Jury and an indictment for first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse was returned for Tony Bigoms, 53.

The autopsy says it appears the head was removed with some type of tool and the hands were taken off at the mid-forearm.

It does not say how the victim was killed.


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