April 12, 2024

Tammy Neace Indicted for Aggravated Murder

POMEROY, Ohio – Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley announces that on July 9, 2019, the Meigs County Grand Jury indicted Tammy Neace, 45, of Pomeroy, Ohio for Aggravated Murder, an unclassified felony.

Tammy Neace, 45, of Pomeroy is a suspect and indicted in a fatal shooting.

On July 3, 2019, Neace is alleged to have, with prior calculation and design, caused the death of Kelli Markins of Pomeroy by shooting Markins multiple times during a scheduled exchange of custody for visitation with a minor child.  The shooting occurred on Osborne Street in Pomeroy.  Markins was immediately transported by private vehicle to the Holzer Meigs Emergency Department at Rocksprings where she succumbed to her injuries.  Neace fled the scene and remains at large.  

Neace is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.  Neace is approximately 5’ 5” tall, weighs approximately 105 pounds, and has brown hair and green eyes.  Neace is believed to be travelling in a white, four-door 2001 Hyundai Accent with an Ohio license plate alphanumeric of FIX8138.  Anyone with information regarding Neace’s whereabouts is asked to call the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office at 740-992-3371 or local law enforcement where Neace is located.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. An indictment is just one part of the court process and is not a conviction.

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