Gay Ohio College Student Murdered During Horrific Online “Hook-Up” Gone Wrong

A 34-year-old sex offender has been charged with the murder of 22-year-old Alliance, Ohio college student Justin Earley (photo right) in what is yet another tragic online ‘fatal hookup’ case.

According to reports, Justin’s friends grew suspicious and filed a missing persons report when he failed to return home after meeting John R. Fox on December 29, via the classifieds section of

Police say Fox also posted a similar ad on Craigslist soliciting men sex to come to his apartment that same day.

Police confirmed that Fox killed Justin and hid his body in a closet, wrapped in a comforter, for 3 weeks. Full story here!

WGB: Such a tragic story. Please read the full story and see how you can help Justin’s family during this difficult time.