Man Suspected In Overdose Death Case Booked Into Hancock County Jail

7/12/18 – 4:56 A.M.

A man suspected in the overdose death of a Findlay woman is now in the Hancock County jail. Online records show deputies booked 44-year-old Anthony Whitiker of Toledo into the facility Wednesday. A judge set his bond at $200,000.

Whitiker faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, corrupting another with drugs, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence in relation to the February death of 28-year-old Danielle Rice.

A joint investigation by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service led to Whitiker’s arrest at a swimming pool in Georgia last month.

Whitiker also is facing a rape charge in a separate case.

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