Stories tagged with: Death

May 23, 2014 - 5:11pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Unlike the thousands of Ohio beekeepers who have lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the harsh winter, Orlen Bates Jr. of O's Fruit Farm says besides a few disturbances from skunks his four hives are doing just fine.

He credits his success to keeping his hives closed during the winter months. Other bee keepers tend to check on them reducing the hives' internal temperatures and in turn killing the bees. Bates also remembers the affects that pesticides and weed killers used by...

January 7, 2014 - 5:23pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

Authorities say hypothermia is believed to be the cause of death of a man whose body was found on frozen Seneca Lake.

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office reports that around 11:30 p.m.  Monday, Deputies responded to a call on Sunset Drive at the Seneca Lake Region regarding an unresponsive male.

When Deputies arrived on the scene they were met by the 55- year-old man's mother who told authorities that her son went on a...

March 18, 2013 - 4:34pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

The owners of Hillis Funeral Home, located on Forest Ave. in Zanesville, have retired and sold the company. Business partners and new owners of the funeral home, Tim Combs and Paul Nestor have petitioned The State Board of The Ohio Funeral Directors and Embalmers to change the name of the funeral home to Hillis,Combs and Nestor.

"We definitely want to keep the Hillis name, that's been a very important tradition here in Zanesville and Muskingum County since 1946 so we definitely...

September 6, 2011 - 10:13pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a man found dead Tuesday afternoon, hanging from a highway in Guernsey County.

According to the Patrol, troopers received a call shortly after 1:30 p.m. that the body of a young man was hanging from the overpass at mile post 52 on Interstate 77. The structure is over the Salt Fort Lake spillway.

The man has not yet been identified. The coroner and other investigators responded to the scene....

May 2, 2011 - 6:25pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

After 10 years of searching for the mastermind behind September 11th, Osama Bin Laden has finally been killed.

Professor of Political Science Brian King from Muskingum University believes most of the world will see this event as a benefit and while many may not agree with American policy, they will not disagree with what happened last night. He said the global war on terrorism will be given more attention, but the question remains, how can you win it?

"There's no country to...

July 18, 2010 - 4:01pm
6 years 1 week ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is calling the death of a missing Zanesville man suspicious.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says his office discovered the body of 19-year-old Tyler Hardin in a wooded area Sunday afternoon. Lutz would not comment on the exact location where the body was found.

Hardin's family last saw him on July 10th and filed a missing person's report with the Zanesville Police Department three days later.

An autopsy will be conducted within the next few days....

June 26, 2010 - 4:23pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

The Licking County Coroner's Office says a woman who was found dead in a motel Friday afternoon died of a gun shot wound.

The Heath Police Department responded to the incident at the Super 8 Motel on Hebron Road around 12:30 p.m.

Officers say they found a woman inside one of the rooms, who was later identified as 28-year-old Jacqueline Coleman.

An autopsy was conducted early this morning. No further details are being released in the case, but officers are calling the death...

May 23, 2010 - 6:20pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

Three people are dead after a fire in New Lexington around two a.m. Sunday morning.

Beth Saffell woke up to her dog barking and a lot of commotion.

"I just knew there was three people in there and someone had to help them," says Saffell.

As smoke and flames poured out of the residence of Steve Kern and Katy Wright, Saffell says that a young man was banging on the home in an effort to wake them along with 13-year-old Eric Wright. They all lived at...

May 6, 2010 - 3:56pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is reporting the death of one of it's own workers.

Shawn Blubaugh was killed Thursday while working on Route 36 in Knox County. He and his teammates were doing routine tree and shrubbery work.

ODOT safety experts are working with the state patrol to determine what happened.

Blubaugh had been a highway technician with ODOT since 2002.

November 14, 2009 - 9:54pm
6 years 36 weeks ago

Authorities are calling a house fire that killed a man late Thursday night suspicious, and the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the County Coroner, and the State Fire Marshal's Office are continuing to investigate the incident.

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at 1369 Oliver Road.

The Central Ohio Joint Fire District arrived to find the home heavily engulfed in flames and called for back up from several local fire departments. Knox cCounty Sheriff David Barber says the...

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