Nephew Leads Police To Missing Uncle’s Dead Body In Dearborn Co.

Posted On June 27, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

Cory Hall Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Cory Hall
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

Update posted at 7:38 a.m.:

Bramlage’s body may have been located in the Aurora area.

According to the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department’s activity log, deputies were asked to assist Hamilton County sheriff’s authorities with locating a body in an area along Wilmington Pike just before 2:00 Thursday afternoon.


Original story posted at 7:06 a.m.:

(Hamilton County, Oh.) – A Hamilton County man is charged with his uncle’s murder after the body is located in Dearborn County.

We told you previously that Paul Bramlage, 54, of Miami Township, had not been seen or heard from in about a month. He was officially reported missing on Saturday, June 21.

Last night, Hamilton County investigators announced that Bramlage’s nephew, Cory Hall, has been charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

Hall, 38, was questioned Thursday after he was apprehended on unrelated traffic warrants. Using information provided by Hall, detectives located Bramlage’s body in a remote area of Dearborn County.

Paul Bramlage's body was found in Dearborn County Thursday, June 26. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Paul Bramlage’s body was found in Dearborn County Thursday, June 26.
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

An autopsy will be performed to determine exactly how Bramlage died.

Hall is only charged in Ohio and is being held at the Hamilton County Jail. It is unclear if he might face any charges in Indiana.


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