Licking County is investigating a suspicious death.
Sheriff's deputies said the found 55-year-old Hershel Louis Roberts dead at 6657 North Street Road in McKean Township around 2pm Monday.
Detectives are awaiting the initial autopsy results and the death is under investigation at this time.
Authorities in Licking County arrest another suspect in connection to a May aggravated robbery and kidnapping.
The sheriff's office said 22-year-old Richard Scott was arrested Monday in Columbus.
Detectives said that Scott along with two others met Joel Caudell, from Indiana, on the internet, lured him to Columbus where they robbed him and then drove to Licking County and dumped him in a ditch.
Authorities said during the investigation they gathered video evidence of Scott...
An area foster mother faces sexual battery charges for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old male.
The Licking County Sheriff's Office arrested Marcina Samberson on Sunday after receiving a tip from Tuscarawas County Children Services.
The 16-year-old foster child lived with Samberson this past summer, and the Licking County Sheriff's Office says the teenager claims to have had sex with his foster mother. It also confirms that when Samberson was later interviewed, she admitted...
A Licking County Sheriff's deputy is taken to the hospital after a two car collision last night.
It happened around 7:30 p.m. on State Route 16.
The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says Deputy Earl Bowen was traveling west on State Route 16, approaching an intersection with active lights and sirens, when he was struck by David Harriott of Granville. He was traveling south on Kendal Road. The Granville Post says Harriott failed to yield.
Both Bowen and Harriott...
A gunshot wound kills a Heath teenager.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. near the 9700 block of Stradley Road Northeast in Eden Township.
Licking County Sheriff's Office Detective Captain Dave Starling says the 17-year-old male was found at the scene and pronounced dead.
The incident is still under investigation. Starling says the Sheriff's Office is in the process of interviewing witnesses and parties that may have been involved.
We'll bring you more information as it...