(05/22/2001)
A Ritchie County man accused of murdering his wife and a neighbor is being returned to Harrisville this week. Hubert Lusk signed a waiver yesterday in Ironton, Ohio that will allow authorities to extradite him to West Virginia.

Lusk is being charged with the murder of his wife Rhonda Lee Lusk, 39, and Francis Dale McDonald, 67, a friend of the family. Ritchie police discovered their bodies in McDonald's garage on April 22nd, shot to death.

Lusk fled the area and was captured in Rome Township, Ohio on April 25th. He is being held in the Lawrence County, Ohio jail.

A motive for the shootings has not been revealed.


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