Pike County slayings: Rhoden family member calls 911, ‘fearing for his life'

Pike County slayings: Rhoden family member calls 911, ‘fearing for his life'

Pike County (MIKE CAMPBELL/STAFF)

Just days after the Pike County, Ohio murders of eight members of the Rhoden family, a frightened surviving Rhoden family member called 9-1-1 in Greenup County Kentucky, claiming he was being followed by at least two men in a car. Kenny Rhoden told the dispatcher the driver of the vehicle was trying to get him off the road and he feared for his life. Rhoden said at least two men were in the vehicle.

He spoke to the dispatcher for nearly 5 minutes. He said the car moved in front of after noticing he was on the phone.

Kenny Rhoden told the dispatcher his little brother and cousin were shot and killed along with six other family members in Ohio.