(Hamilton, OH.)—The man who murdered his daughter and her boyfriend could face the death penalty.

Alfred Rutherford, 55, is accused of shooting and killing Lacy Rutherford and Steve Watkins last week.

After the murder Rutherford fled the house, but police arrested him several hours later.

Rutherford is charged with murder for Lacey Rutherford’s death, aggravated murder for Watkins death, and using a weapon under disability.


Rutherford will be arraigned Friday, June 27, in Butler County.