Chris Graves was a former columnist at The Enquirer. She is now an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She continues her reporting into this case.
Manley's sometimes gruff demeanor was off-putting to some in law enforcement and the media. But one thing was clear: He loved his family.
In exchange for her guilty plea, prosecutors dropped eight aggravated murder charges against Wagner, who was charged with her family in the elaborately planned, execution slayings of eight members of another southern Ohio family in 2016.