Six year old Andrew Winland died at 12:30 this afternoon at children's hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in Wednesday's fire according to Assistant Fire Chief Craig Stemm of the Zanesville Fire Department.
Andrew's sister died the night of the fire. The Winland's family friend who was also caught in the fire is currently in serious condition.
As of right now the fire is still being investigated,m but fire officials believe it was an accident.
Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Amy Wolfe says 48-year-old Kenneth Schwalbauch of Zanesville is going to jail.
According to Wolfe, Schwalbauch was sentenced Friday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court after pleading guilty last year to two counts of sexual battery and two counts of child endangering. Schwalbauch had contact with a 16-year-old female on four separate occasions at his residence.
Friday Judge Howard Zwelling sentenced him to four years in prison...
The owner of Artist Guitars located at 705 Elberon, says location is everything, and loves the charm of downtown buildings.
His guitars range in price from $100.00 to 6,000 dollars, depending on availability and how unique the brand. Artist Guitars also offer private guitar lessons to all ages. Call the shop at 453-6838 for more information.
Some caring local businesses are helping out with the tragic death of seven year-old Kimbi Winland in Wednesday night’s fire.
Hillis Funeral Home and Dena’s Designs graciously donated their services for the funeral and flowers, and now the Red Cross is asking for your help as well, saying the family needs help with gas and other expenses.
If you wish to donate, send checks made out to the Winland Family, or money to: P.O. Box 397, Zanesville, Ohio, 43702.
Talking to kids about death is never an easy thing to do.
That is why Zanesville City Schools Superintendent, Michael Pockl along with members of the Zanesville community are offering a crisis response plan to help faculty and students deal with the recent loss of first grader, Kimbi Winland.
Today the Group went to the school to help with the grieving process and to clear any questions that the students might have.