Stories tagged with: murder

March 17, 2014 - 2:09pm
18 weeks 1 day 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...

March 3, 2014 - 5:31pm
20 weeks 1 day ago

Three co-defendants learned their fate in court Monday in connection to the murder of a Zanesville man.

22-year-old Samantha Drabik and 40-year-old Billie Harris appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for sentencing on an obstructing justice charge in the death of Phillip Kimbro, Jr.

Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced both women to 18 months in prison and ordered them to pay $1,700 in restitution.

19-year-old Kyle Finck received an 18 month...

February 25, 2014 - 7:15pm
20 weeks 6 days 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 3, 2014 - 6:13pm
24 weeks 23 hours ago

Timothy Daniel has spent the last three months in county jail and now he'll spend the rest of his life in prison.

Daniel, who was found guilty in January of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Charles Hooper in the South Zanesville Burger King, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 14 years for three other charges. Judge Mark Fleegle took Daniel's prior criminal history into account, and called him the worst type of offender there is...

January 14, 2014 - 7:35pm
26 weeks 6 days ago

Timothy Daniel, the man accused of shooting and killing 61-year-old Charles Hooper at the South Zanesville Burger King on Oct. 31, represented himself in the courtroom Tuesday.

During opening statements, Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox called Daniel, 34, "cold blooded" for the "violent and unnecessary" death of Hooper, who was eating breakfast in a nearby booth when he heard Daniel and his then-girlfriend, Darlene Bender, arguing. Haddox said in an "...

December 29, 2013 - 8:44pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

The family of a local woman who was abducted and murdered earlier this week is keeping her memory alive.

26-year- old Kayla Thompson's life was cut short when she was abducted and murdered while performing her job as a delivery girl for Plus 1 Pizza in Cambridge. She never expected that her delivery to McPherson Avenue would be the last. Guernsey County deputies say that when questioned, a woman at the residence says she witnessed her boyfriend driving the delivery vehicle....

November 1, 2013 - 4:45pm
36 weeks 6 days ago

Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox says he filed charges against an area man in connection with a fatal shooting at Burger King on the Maysville Pike.  Haddox says 34-year-old Timothy Daniel of Jonathan Drive is facing multiple charges including aggravated murder with a firearm specification, having a weapon while under a disability, felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.  Haddox says Daniel has a prior burglary...

August 8, 2013 - 5:02pm
49 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox says 18-year-old Tiffany Ellen Peace of Schultz Street and 21-year-old Marcia Brittany-Lee Harris of Cliffwood Avenue have been charged with two counts of tampering evidence, three counts of obstructing justice and one count of abusing a corpse. 39-year-old Billy J. Harris of McConnelsville has been charged with two counts of obstructing justice and one count of tampering with evidence, and 21-year-old Samantha Draybik of Athena Lane has been charged...

May 23, 2012 - 6:09pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

A Cambridge man will spend more than four decades in prison for the murder of a 21-year-old.

Wednesday in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court, 45-year-old Michael Smith was sentenced to 41-years-to-life in prison. Smith was found guilty earlier this month of murder, attempted murder, felonious assault, grand theft and having weapons under disability.

Authorities say in March of 2011, Smith shot and killed Kyle Carter near the intersection of North 9th Street and Stewart Avenue....

January 30, 2012 - 5:41pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman is sentenced to 18 months in prison on an obstruction of justice charge stemming from the murder of a local man.

22-year-old Jasmine Lakich appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday where she was sentenced on that charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

The obstruction of justice charge was in connection to the search for Joey Hampton.

Hampton is accused in the murder o Donte Wolford last September...

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