Milton Man Charged With Murder Of Madison Man

An arrest was made Thursday, just a day after the reported homicide.

Keith Telesh. Photo via Madison Police. 

(Madison, Ind.) – A Milton, Kentucky man has been charged with the murder of a Madison man.

Keith Telesh, 48, was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon by at his home on U.S. 421 in Milton, where Madison Police and the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant.

Telesh was wanted for the murder of Dana P. Hodge, 65, who was found deceased in the backyard of a residence in the 700 block of Walnut Street on Wednesday.

Investigators believe Telesh was looking for Hodge for a theft in which Telesh believed Hodge committed several days ago.

Telesh is charged with Murder (Level 1 Felony) and Obstruction of Justice (Level 6 Felony). He is currently held in Carroll County Jail pending extradition back to Indiana.

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