MOUNT GILEAD — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Cory A. Kelly, 23, of Oliver Street, Galion, for the murder of Joseph C. Rosella. Rosella was found beaten to death in his garage at 6213 Congress Township Road 87, Mount Gilead, early Monday morning.

Kelly has been charged with one count of aggravated murder, an unspecified felony. His being held at the Morrow County Correctional Facility. A bond has been set at $500,000 with the 10 percent rule to apply.

The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in this investigation. It is looking for an aluminum baseball bat. The baseball bat may have been disposed of in the area of East Park in Galion. Anyone with knowledge regarding the whereabouts of the bat is asked to contact the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office at 419-946-4444 or the Galion Police Department at 419-468-9111, as soon as possible.



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