Carolyn Fleegle

Newark Man Sentenced in August Murder

by Carolyn Fleegle on February 22, 2010 at 4:11 am

A Newark man receives a sentence of 19 years to life in prison in connection with a murder last summer.

According to court documents, 34-year-old William Snyder appeared in Licking County Common Pleas Court Monday where he pleaded guilty to aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary.

Snyder was arrested along with four co-defendents last August in connection with the stabbing death of 25-year-old John Stouffer.

Earlier this month , Beth Doty was sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with Stouffer’s death.

Other co-defendents sentenced in Stouffer’s murder include Jason Stone who recieved a 25 year to life sentence and Nicholas Wallace who was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison .

Another co-defendent in the case ,46-year-old William Withem,  has yet to go on trial.