May 28, 2024

Leib Indicted on Murder Charges in Death of Qualls

POMEROY, Ohio – The man accused in the death of a Pomeroy man has been indicted by the Meigs County Grand Jury.

According to Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley, on November 9, 2022, Wayne Leib, Jr. was indicted for Aggravated Murder, an unclassified felony, and Murder, an unclassified felony. Leib is alleged to have purposely, and with prior calculation and design, caused the death of another, Dwayne E. Qualls, on September 30, 2022.

The Pomeroy Police Department investigated this case with assistance from the Middleport Police Department, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, the Meigs County Coroner’s Office, the Major Crimes Task Force, and Ohio BCI.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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