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April 15, 2014 10:00 AM

Police: Debts, discrepancies led to son's being charged in father's homicide

Suspicions raised by the son’s making inconsistent statements and keeping a credit card in his late father’s name led police to charge John Bernon Roberson Jr. with his father’s 2004 homicide, a detective testified today in Columbus Recorder’s Court.

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