George Hiotis

Zanesville Man Pleads Guilty In Double Murder

by George Hiotis on November 29, 2012 at 9:22 am

A Zanesville man charged in connection with the deaths of two Cambridge men pleads guilty.  Guernsey County Prosecutor Dan Padden says that 21-year-old Elgin Lamont Mitchell appeared in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court and entered pleas of guilty to two counts of complicity to commit involuntary manslaughter and one count of complicity to commit aggravated robbery.  Padden says Mitchell was charged in connection with the June 24th deaths of Christopher Morrison and Justin Nelson, both of Cambridge.  Padden is recommending a sentence of 11 years.   Sentencing is set for February 8th of 2013.  Padden says Anjomo Churchill and Maigen Blanchard were previously convicted in this case and another suspect, Tyler Burrell, also of Zanesville is currently awaiting trail for his role in the deaths. Padden says more charges are to be pursued.