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Murder arrest
Friend charged with killing Cole
Barry Cole was found dead Feb. 6 inside his small home on the corner of Morford and Lind streets.
A man who slashed his own mother’s throat nearly two years ago has been charged with the murder of Barry Cole, whose body was found in his small residence at the edge of downtown Feb. 6.The alleged killer, Wesley Lex Leverett, 25, was booked into Warren County Jail on the charge of homicide just before midnight Friday. He remains held on $1 million bond and will face arraignment Tuesday morning.His arrest comes less than two weeks after the body of the 55-year-old former Marine was found inside the small outbuilding he called home on Lind Street. The residence faces Morford Street across from Super Rama.