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(9-5-20) Roger Boyd (35) of Portland has been charged with the murder of a Montpelier resident. He is being held without bond Saturday in the Jay County jail.

Boyd is a former Jay County Sheriff’s Office deputy and Dunkirk police officer

Jay County Prosecutor Wes Schemenaur said Portland police were sent Friday to a home at 1215 S. Bridge St., and found the body of James P. Miller (49).

Miller, formerly of Portland, had apparently been shot to death.

The case remains under investigation by Portland police, Indiana State Police and Schemenaur’s office.