Carolyn Fleegle

Four Arrested In Newark Fatal Stabbing

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 6, 2009 at 11:25 am

Newark police say four people have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing at a rooming house Monday night.

Detectives say 20-year-old Jason Stone of Newark has been arrested for the murder of John Stouffer.

The 25-year-old Stouffer was found stabbed to death in his room on Harrison Street in Newark.

33-year-old William Snyder has been arrested for complicity to murder along with 45-year-old William Withem and 29-year-old Beth Anne Doty. They are also from Newark.

All four suspects are being held at the Licking County Justice Center.

They are scheduled to appear in court this afternoon for a bond hearing.