Lady fights to regain her historic Roseville house that was stolen

When Miranda Thomas' mom died, her children begged her to leaver her bedroom the way it was. This is how her room looks today after Joseph Hodge, Nikki Eblin and other trespassers vandelized the house.

ROSEVILLE – Miranda Thomas is nevertheless combating for what is hers.

Two several years back the male who stole her property and burned her most valuable possessions was sent to prison, but Thomas nonetheless isn’t going to legally have the deed to her individual dwelling. 

“I you should not imagine that I’ve at any time dealt with or had a circumstance where so numerous outrageous and unimaginable matters have been performed to a person human being, who did pretty much nothing to carry it on herself,” Muskingum County Assistant Prosecutor John Litle said.

In 2016, Thomas inherited her ailing mother’s historic Roseville house, the former Mort Ransbottom home that was as soon as component of the Underground Railroad.

“Every memory that my youngsters experienced with my mother was listed here,” she stated hunting above the trash and broken household furniture in the dwelling area.

Miranda Thomas has been fighting for her home since 2018. She inherited her mother’s historic Roseville home in 2016. It is the former Mort Ransbottom home that was once part of the Underground Railroad.

The legal battle over Roseville residence starts

Not prolonged right after her mom died, Thomas found herself in a lawful fight with a nursing residence that cared for her mother about possession of the residence. 

When the boiler broke mid-winter season, Thomas created the choice to transfer.

Which is when Joseph Hodge cooked up a strategy with his girlfriend, Jessica “Nikki” Eblin, to acquire the household for them selves.