MANSFIELD, Ohio-- A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of a Mansfield woman, who police believe to be dead, appeared in court on Monday.
Walter Renz was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to receiving stolen property. He got a $250,000 cash bond along with a $250,000 personal recognizance bond. If released, he will be placed on electronic monitoring.
Renz and Linda Buckner/Blehar were arrested in Lewis County, Tennessee on Thursday.
The pair lived next door to Patsy Hudson until a dispute with the woman over her cats on July 4, Mansfield police said. Hudson, 62, hadn't be seen since and was reported missing on Dec. 22.
Police said remains believed to be those of Hudson were found in several Richland County locations on Sunday.