Jury finds Russell Adkins guilty

Published: Jul. 16, 2016 at 11:22 AM EDT
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A jury in Wood County has convicted a man arrested last year in the killing of a young woman found dead on a street 33 years ago.

The jury in Bowling Green convicted 57-year-old Russell Adkins early Saturday in the killing of 19-year-old Dana Rosendale after authorities exhumed her body and ruled her death a homicide due to trauma to her head.

Rosendale died a few days after she was found in a suburban Toledo street in September 1982. The cause of her death was undetermined at the time.

Adkins told police he found Rosendale and then later told authorities she had fallen out of his car. He was not charged then.

A jury was unable to reach a verdict in Adkins' first trial in January.