Man charged with murdering cousin in Knox County, considered armed and dangerous

Nick Remillard (left), Kevin Remillard (right)

KNOX CO., (WCMH) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has charged 48-year-old Kevin Remillard with murder in connection to the death of his cousin, 20-year-old Nick Remillard.

According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to the residence on the 400 block of Gaskin Avenue around 12:30 pm.

The officers were performing a welfare check after someone in the area had found a note and some of Kevin’s property.

Knox County officials originally said they were looking for both men, but later reported that Nick was found dead behind a home in Gambier where the two live.

After locating a possible crime scene and securing a search warrant, officials searched the area and found Nick’s body in an abandoned pool behind the house. Officials say he appears to have suffered a gunshot wound.

Kevin is a suspect in the death of Nick and is considered armed and dangerous. A bicycle he regularly rides is missing from the residence. Officers say it is black with a front fender and numerous stickers. There might be a milk crate on the back.

Investigators say Kevin often walks with a limp and is missing some of his upper teeth. He is also known to use alcohol and marijuana, according to deputies.

Kevin has relatives in Knox County, Licking County and Massachusetts.

Anyone who sees Kevin is asked to call 911 or (740) 397-3333. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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