A ring camera video shows the landlord who shot and killed her daughter’s ex-boyfriend, James Rayl, in Ohio.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Father invaded and killed daughter’s ex-boyfriend
On Sunday, July 31, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman alleging that her ex-boyfriend had tried to break into her home in Sydney, Ohio around 11 a.m.
However, this incident caused the death of James Rail. He was 22 years old.
Most recently, television station WHIO-TV 7 got a new doorbell video of the incident.
In the video, Rail can be seen knocking on the door despite telling his family to leave. Nevertheless, Rayl does not heed the warning and tries to smash the front door by slamming his shoulder.
Moreover, once the ex-girlfriend’s father, Mitch Duckro, warned Rail that he was armed with a gun.
The door eventually opened while the rails went inside. But three gunshots ring out and Rail runs away from the house.
Outlet went further and reported that he had walked a short distance and went down the front steps before falling near the garage.
The sheriff said he died at the scene.
Mitch Duckro has not been charged with killing her daughter’s ex-boyfriend.
A Shelby County grand jury was held earlier this month, when the aforementioned doorbell video was used as evidence. Nevertheless, the jury voted 8-1 against the charge of Mitch Dirkrow.
Their decision not to prosecute Duckro is based on Ohio’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ and ‘Castel Doctrine’ laws. It allows the landlord to use brutal force when threatened.
But the James Rayl’w family are not satisfied with the decision. They set up an additional Facebook page calling for justice once it became clear that Duckro would not be held accountable for his actions.
Rayl’s sister, Jessica Marie Colbert, said her dead brother had no malice that day. Therefore, it cannot be justified that he was killed.
@NancyGrace Help. My good friend brother was murdered by his ex-girlfriend’s father. They cannot move forward because they are completely devastated. James Rail was murdered by Mitch Ducklow in Sydney Ohio. JAMES EX GF ALLYSON DUCKRO knew James was coming.
— Olivia McCallister (@OliviaMcAllis13) August 24, 2022
“Mitch Duckro shot him in the back,” she wrote on Facebook.
‘May your days be worse than ever,’ Colbert said. You are a disgusting excuse for a human being with your daughter.’
Meanwhile, Shelby County Sheriff Jim Frye argued in a press release that ‘several tips, including those provided by the Rayl family, were investigated at the sheriff’s office during the week and no new information was found.’