Z-ville Murder Suspect Now In Custody

POSTED BY: George Hiotis
Monday, February 11, 2008 - 11:41 AM
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A man wanted in connection with the death of a local toddler is now sitting in the Muskingum County Jail.

Zanesville Police say that 27-year-old Lionel Smith turned himself into authorities late last week.

He was wanted by police in connection with the death of 3-year-old Kadence Prince who was pronounced dead last October 31st at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Smith along with the girl’s mother, 25-year-old Kristen Prince are each charged with six counts including murder, involuntary manslaughter, felony child endangerment and misdemeanor child endangerment.

Both Smith and Prince are being held in the Muskingum County jail.

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