Nichole Hannahs

Newark Man Murdered

by Nichole Hannahs on September 6, 2009

The Newark Police are investigating the stabbing death of a 25-year-old man. Police say John Stouffer of 59 West Harrison Street was found stabbed several times in his home, Monday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Newark Division of fire Paramedics.

Authorities say that around 10:15 police responding to a disturbance at the home were unable to locate the caller and then began to check the welfare of citzens when they discovered Stouffer’s body.

Detectives are now following up on leads.

Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to one thousand dollars for information that leads to the arrest of Stouffer’s killer.

Anyone with information is urged to call (740) 670-7215

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