PRESS RELEASE, 6/9/2010

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters announces the death penalty indictment for Roger Anthony Tucker


Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced a death penalty indictment for Roger Anthony Tucker.

Tucker is accused of murdering 83 year old Herbert Abraham during the May 30, 2008 burglary of his home on Warsaw Avenue. Tucker faces one count of aggravated burglary, one count of aggravated robbery and two counts of aggravated murder. The aggravated murder charges with specifications carry the possibility of the death penalty. On both the aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery charges, Tucker faces the possibility of 10 years in prison.

Prosecutor Deters commented, "This 83 year old man was preyed upon by a murderous burglar. We will do everything that we can to make sure that this defendant receives the ultimate penalty."