Stories tagged with: Davis

March 17, 2014 - 2:09pm
22 weeks 4 days ago

Shaquille Davis appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas court on Monday for sentencing in the murder of his cousin Phillip Kimbro Jr.

Davis is the last of six people sentenced in the case. Before accepting a plea deal last month given by the prosecution, Davis attempted to represent himself in the one day trial. Under the deal davis pleaded guilty to murder with a gun specification, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence. Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced Davis to 20 years to life...

February 26, 2014 - 11:19am
25 weeks 2 days ago

The trial of a Zanesville man charged with murder ends after just one day.  Whiz reporter Mackenzie Stasko says that 20-year-old Shaquille Davis has accepted a plea deal and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. The trial started on Tuesday.  Davis, who acted as his own attorney was charged with aggravated murder with a firearm specification, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of...

February 25, 2014 - 2:34pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

A jury has been seated in the trial of a Zanesville man charged with murder and burning the corpse. There are 10 females and two males on the jury in the case of 20-year-old Shaquille Davis charged in the death of 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, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. Davis is also acting...

February 19, 2014 - 1:43pm
26 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville man charged in connection with killing someone and trying to burn his body now wants to represent himself in court.  The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says that 20-year-old Shaquille Davis made a motion in common pleas court Wednesday to represent himself.  Judge Mark Fleegle – since there were no objections by the state – granted the request.  Davis is charged in the death and burning of 24-year-old Phillip Kimbro Jr last year....

August 7, 2013 - 5:26pm
33 weeks 4 days 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 7, 2013 - 1:31pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department announces they got their man. Captain Tony Coury says the ZPD Swat Team arrested 19-year-old Shaquille Davis of Zanesville on the north end of town Wednesday. Coury says Davis is facing one count of aggravated murder with a gun specification in connection with the death of 24-year-old Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr. His last known address was in Loraine. But he also lived in Zanesville and Cambridge. Kimbro's body was discovered burning on County Road...

August 5, 2013 - 5:16pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is being charged in connection with that burned body found in Morgan County last month. Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox says 19-year-old Shaquille Davis is being charged with aggravated murder with a gun specification in connection with the death of 24-year-old Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr. Prosecutor Haddox says Davis is on the run and should be considered armed and dangerous. Kimbro’s burning body was found by a tree cutting crew on County Road 15 in Morgan...

June 21, 2012 - 7:56am
2 years 8 weeks ago

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says they found a body Wednesday evening just before 7 o’clock and it may be that of a victim in a recent shooting that also injured a toddler.  Sheriff Tom Jenkins says the body is believed to be that of 36-year-old John Davis III who has been missing since June 12th.  Deputies say Davis and 39-year-old Timmy Steven got into an argument that resulted in Davis being shot three times in the head in front of 430 North Riverview Road...

October 5, 2010 - 7:36pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The Student Nursing Association of Zanesville is recognizing two women for their actions in a tragic bus accident last June.

A Brown Bag Lunch 'n' Learn was held at Ohio University-Zanesville Tuesday afternoon, where Darcie Davis, a fifth quarter nursing student, and Dr. Sally Fusner, an associate professor of nursing were each given a special award. Both women were driving on State Route 60 that morning and came upon the bus while its wheels were still spinning.

"I felt...

August 11, 2010 - 11:46am
4 years 1 week ago

A Zanesville man was sentenced today on sex charges involving children. 43-year-old Robert Davis Jr. plead guilty to two counts of rape and one count of gross sexual imposition. Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced Davis to 25 years to life in prison. The Prosecutor’s Office says the charges stemmed from multiple incidents involving children from 1997 to March of this year.

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