Stories tagged with: burned body

February 25, 2014 - 7:15pm
21 weeks 12 hours ago

A jury has been seated in the trial of a Zanesville man charged with murder and burning the corpse.

There are ten females and two males on the jury in the case of 20-year-old Shaquille Davis charged in the death of his first cousin Phillip Kimbro Junior last year. Kimbro's body was found on fire by a tree trimming crew on county road 15 in Morgan county. Davis is charged with aggravated murder with a firearm specification, three counts of tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse....

February 25, 2014 - 6:09am
21 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville man charged in connection with killing a man and trying to burn his body will appear in court Tuesday morning. 

The trial for 20-year-old Shaquille Davis is scheduled to begin in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court at 9am Tuesday. He is charged in the death and burning of 24-year-old Phillip Kimbro, Jr. last year. Kimbro's body was found on fire by a tree trimming crew on County Road 15 in Morgan County. Davis is charged with aggravated murder with a firearm...

August 21, 2013 - 4:29pm
47 weeks 6 days ago

The five area residents charged in connection with the burned body case from Morgan County appeared in court Wednesday.  The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s office says the five pleaded not guilty to the charges against them in Judge Mark Fleegle courtroom.  19-year-old Shaquille Davis of Zanesville faces the most serious charges – Aggravated Murder with a firearm specification, tampering with evidence and abuse of the corpse.  Three of the four remaining suspects...

August 14, 2013 - 4:13pm
48 weeks 6 days ago

Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox says the five people being held in connection with a burned body in Morgan County have been indicted by a Grand Jury.  Prosecutor Haddox says 19-year-old Shaquille Davis of Zanesville who was originally charged with one count of murder with a gun specification was also indicted on three counts of tampering with evidence and one count of abuse of corpse.  Haddox says the other four people arrested in the case were also indicted Wednesday...

August 7, 2013 - 5:26pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon, it caught the main suspect in the murder of 24 year old, Phillip Kimbro Jr.

Captain Tony Coury says, ZPD's Detective Bureau and Special Response Team received information earlier on Wednesday, that 19 year old, Shaquille Davis of Zanesville, was in an apartment in the north end of town.

"After they got the necessary paper work, the SRT team did go to the north end of Zanesville, serve a search warrant...

August 5, 2013 - 6:16pm
50 weeks 1 day ago

A Zanesville man is being charged in connection with a burning body found in Morgan County last month.


Muskingum County Prosecutor, Mike Haddox says Shaquille Davis,19 is on the loose tonight and is considered armed and danngerous.  He is accused in the death of Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr,24 .


"The complaint was filed in Zanesville Municipal Court against Shaquille D. Davis charging him with one count of aggravated murder with a gun specification, "...

July 30, 2013 - 4:27pm
51 weeks 42 min ago

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday indentified the man found burned to death last Thursday in Union Township. Sheriff Tom Jenkins says the man is 24-year-old Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr. The Sheriff says he is a black male and his last known address in 2011 was 2501 Homewood Drive in Lorain. A Sheriff’s Department press release indicates Kimbro had an extensive criminal record. The incident remains under investigation and no other information was released.

July 25, 2013 - 5:06pm
51 weeks 5 days ago

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a burned body. Sheriff Tom Jenkins says his office responded to a call for help in Union Township where workers found what appeared to be the burned body of a male. The Sheriff says the unidentified body is burned and has been sent for an autopsy in an attempt to determine identification. The Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation has been called to help in the case.

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