Boyfriend of Missing Ohio Teen Charged in Connection to Her Death, Cops Say

The body of Audreona Barnes, 19, was found on March 17. Her boyfriend, Bennie Washington, 39, has been charged.
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Audreona Barnes, 19, was hoping to join the Army and serve her country one day, family members said.

An Ohio man faces charges in connection with the death of a 19-year-old woman who had been missing since July. The body of the woman, Audreona Barnes, was found under a pile of clothes on the balcony of her former boyfriend's apartment, officials said, according to published news reports.

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