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Update on the Three Deaths Reported in the Lucasville, Ohio Area


July 24, 2023

Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman states that the death of all three persons that were

discovered on Saturday, July 22nd , on McLaughlin Rd. in Lucasville, is being handled as a homicide investigation.

Deceased at the scene were Heather James, age 45, Pete O’Brian Eldridge, age 35, and James (Jay) Andronis, age 68. All three lived on McLaughlin Rd. at the location of the incident.

Sheriff Thoroughman stated that this is an ongoing investigation and at this time no other details

can be released. Anyone with information should contact Detective Ethan Carmichael @ 740-354-



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