Ohioan Charged With Aggravated Murder Of His Mom, Girlfriend

Oct 27, 2015

An Ohio man who police say confessed to fatally shooting his mother and girlfriend has been indicted on two counts of aggravated murder.

The Knox County prosecutor said Monday that a grand jury also indicted 31-year-old Travis Bonham on charges of theft of a firearm, tampering with evidence and having a weapon under disability.

A call to the public defender listed as representing Bonham rang unanswered.

Investigators say Bonham admitted he shot his mother, 50-year-old Sandra Selk, and his girlfriend, 23-year-old Jaime Linn Barber, Sept. 29 while he was high on the synthetic drug known as bath salts.

He could face up to life in prison if convicted.

A Mount Vernon woman suspected of harboring Bonham while police searched for him has been indicted on a charge of obstructing justice.