Local Man Charged in Burned Body Case

by Courtney Wheaton on August 5, 2013 at 6:47 am

A Zanesville man is being charged in connection with a burning body found in Morgan County last month.

Muskingum County Prosecutor, Mike Haddox says Shaquille Davis,19 is on the loose tonight and is considered armed and danngerous.  He is accused in the death of Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr,24 .

"The complaint was filed in Zanesville Municipal Court against Shaquille D. Davis charging him with one count of aggravated murder with a gun specification, " said Muskingum County Prosecuting Attorney, Mike Haddox.

Haddox says Davis is being accused of using a  firearm to facilitate the murder. The Zanesville Police Department is asking the community to come forward with any information regarding the location of Davis.

"Mr. Davis has not been located and so we are now releasing the fact that a complaint and warrant has been filed. We’re asking for help from the public in locating him. I would caution everyone that they should consider Mr. Davis to be armed and dangerous," said Haddox.

If you have any  information regarding Kimbro or Davis, contact the Zanesville Police Department by calling 9-1-1.