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Teen indicted in slayings of northwest Ohio brothers

OTTAWA, Ohio – A 17-year-old boy is being arraigned after his indictment on adult murder charges in the slayings of two teen brothers in northwest Ohio.

The indictment handed up Wednesday by a grand jury in Putnam County charges Michael Aaron Fay in the May 9 slayings of 14-year-old Blaine Romes and his 17-year-old brother Blake Romes. He was scheduled for arraignment Thursday.

Fay is accused of killing the siblings at the Ottawa mobile home he and his mother were sharing with the brothers and their mother.

Police found the bodies after Fay was captured in Columbus and pointed officers to them.

He’s charged with two counts each of aggravated murder and abuse of abuse of a corpse, and single counts of tampering with evidence and grand theft of a vehicle.

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