Boyfriend's brother: Sibling strangled Ohio woman in NC

Lynn Jackenheimer

July 10, 2012 2:12:06 PM PDT
The brother of a man who authorities consider a person of interest in the disappearance of a 33-year-old Ohio woman tells a 911 dispatcher that his sibling told him he strangled her.

In a recording provided by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Summerfield says he's reporting a possible murder. He tells the dispatcher that his brother, whom he identifies as Nate Summerfield, returned without his ex-girlfriend from vacation in North Carolina, and that he told him he strangled her. Jacob Summerfield then says his brother took off and he doesn't know where he went.

The man identifies the ex-girlfriend as Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland. Police say Jackenheimer traveled to the Nags Head, N.C.-area and has been missing since July 4.

Officials say investigators are looking for Nate Summerfield, described as a person of interest in the case.

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