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Missing Putnam County boys found dead

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Michael A. Fay, 17, appears in Putnam Municipal Court, May 10, on charges of grand theft auto with attorney Shannon McAlister, center, and his mother Victoria Fay.

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Ottawa, Ohio, police and Putnam County Sheriff's deputies were on scene, May 9, at the home of Blaine Romes, 14, and Blake Romes, 17.

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Putnam County prosecutor Gary Lammers speaks about the charges against Michael A. Fay, 17, after he appeared in Putnam Municipal Court, May 10, on charges of grand theft auto.

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Columbus police and FBI agents stand near a car in a gas station parking lot May 9 at the corner of Hague Avenue and Broad Street in Columbus. The car was connected to the disappearance of three teenagers from Putnam County.

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Neighbor Ray Lauf witnessed police apparently take away a body from next door, where Michael A. Fay, 17, allegedly hid one of the bodies. Fay lived in the trailer with the brothers Blake Aaron Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14, at 1570 N. Perry St. in Ottawa, Ohio.

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Putnam County Sheriff' Michael Chandler joins investigators, May 9, at the home of Blaine Romes, 14, and Blake Romes, 17.

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The crawl space under the trailer where Michael A. Fay, 17, allegedly hid one of the bodies.

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Victoria L. Fay, left, and Shellie Grothause are the mothers of the three boys who were the subject of an Amber Alert May 9.

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Michael A. Fay, 17, in red shirt, appears in Putnam Municipal Court on charges of grand theft auto.

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Blaine Romes, 14, left, and Blake Romes, 17, right, of Ottawa, Ohio, are shown with their father Brian Romes of Findlay, Ohio.

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Michael A. Fay, 17, accompanied by attorney Shannon McAlister, appears in Putnam Municipal Court on charges of grand theft auto.

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Blake Aaron Romes is seen in a photo he posted on Twitter.

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Probate/Juvenile Judge Michael Borer handles the case of Michael A. Fay, 17, who appeared in Putnam Municipal Court on charges of grand theft auto.

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Blaine Romes, 14, and Blake Romes, 17, of Ottawa, Ohio.

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Michael A. Fay, 17, is escorted into the Putnam Municipal Court courtroom by Putnam County Sheriff Michael C. Chandler for charges of grand theft auto.

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Blaine Romes, 14, right, and Blake Romes, 17, left, of Ottawa, Ohio, are shown with their father Brian Romes of Findlay, Ohio.

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The trailer home of Michael A. Fay, 17, Blake Aaron Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14, at 1570 N. Perry St. in Ottawain Ottawa, Ohio. Fay is suspected of killing the two brothers. One of the Romes boys apparently was found in the opening of the crawl space near the bikes.

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Blaine Romes, 14, of Ottawa, Ohio, stand next to his father Brian Romes of Findlay, Ohio.

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Ottawa Glandorf Schools superintendent Kevin Brinkman talks about students Blake Aaron Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14, who were found murdered last night.

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Blake Romes, 17, of Ottawa, Ohio, stands next to his father Brian Romes of Findlay, Ohio.

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The trailer home of Michael A. Fay, 17, Blake Aaron Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14, at 1570 N. Perry St. in Ottawain Ottawa, Ohio. Fay is suspected of killing the two brothers.

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