Stories tagged with: Kayla Thompson

March 7, 2014 - 12:07pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

A Cambridge man enters a plea in connection to the death of a pizza delivery driver.

32-year-old Adam Charles Burris appeared for an arraignment Friday in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court and plead not guilty to aggravated murder, rape, kidnapping and aggravated robbery among other counts.

Authorities said 26-year-old Kayla Thompson, of Cambridge, didn't return from a delivery to Burris' home the day after Christmas.

Burris was taken into custody and led authorities to...

January 8, 2014 - 12:16pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

The case of a Cambridge man, accused of killing a pizza delivery driver, will go to a grand jury. 

Guernsey County Prosecutor Dan Padden said 32-year-old Adam Burris waived a preliminary hearing in Cambridge Municipal Court this week. Padden said he expects to present the case to a grand jury, most likely in February. 

Burris was arrested on a murder charge in the death of 26-year-old Kayla Thompson, also of Cambridge. Authorities say Thompson did...

December 30, 2013 - 7:00pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Alleged killer, Adam Burris, appeared in court for the first time Monday for a bond hearing.

"Between Christmas and New Year's, Kayla Thompson's entire family has had their lives turn upside down.

"It's so senseless,” said Kayla's uncle, Bill Thompson. “I mean, why? Why would you do such a thing?"

The man charged with her murder, 32-year-old Adam Burris, allegedly abducted and murdered Kayla, one day after Christmas, when she was attempting to do...

December 30, 2013 - 5:32am
2 years 34 weeks ago

A Cambridge man goes before a judge Monday for a bond hearing.

32-year-old Adam Burris is charged with murder, a felony of the first degree, in the death of 26-year-old Kayla Thompson. Thompson was a pizza delivery driver and mother of two, also from Cambridge.

On December 26, Thompson was reported missing after failing to return from a delivery on McPherson Avenue in Cambridge. A female at the home said she saw Burris driving away in the delivery car.

Burris was later...

December 29, 2013 - 8:44pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The family of a local woman who was abducted and murdered earlier this week is keeping her memory alive.

26-year- old Kayla Thompson's life was cut short when she was abducted and murdered while performing her job as a delivery girl for Plus 1 Pizza in Cambridge. She never expected that her delivery to McPherson Avenue would be the last. Guernsey County deputies say that when questioned, a woman at the residence says she witnessed her boyfriend driving the delivery vehicle....

December 27, 2013 - 12:46pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation into a Thursday murder.

The sheriff said the body of 26-year-old Kayla Thompson, of Cambridge, was recovered at Dillon State Park after she was reported missing from her job as a pizza delivery driver, Thursday afternoon. Being held as a suspect is 32-year-old Adam Burris, also of Cambridge.

"He's being held at this time. Deputies are executing a search warrant at the residence where this abduction took place,...

December 26, 2013 - 6:42pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible abduction.

Authorities say 26-year-old Kayla Thompson was last seen around 12 p.m Thursday after making a pizza delivery to a home in Cambridge.

A resident of that home,  32-year-old Adam Burris has a history of violent tendencies.

At 8 p.m. Thursday, deputies say they have found Kayla Thompson's vehicle and Burris was taken into custody. At that time, Thompson had not been located.


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