Stories tagged with: Murder-Suicide

November 13, 2014 - 8:30am
1 year 2 weeks ago
The Perry County Sheriff’s Office is confirming that it is investigating an apparent murder-suicide just outside Somerset. It happened Monday evening the result of gunshot wounds. The names of the two people involved have not been released. No other details are available at this time.
July 16, 2013 - 4:34pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

According to Perry County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Keith Peck , at 8:15 this morning, they received a 911 call reporting a discovery of two deceased people at 284 New England Hill Road in Shawnee.

"When our deputies arrived at the scene, we located two deceased bodies that have been identified as 43 year old Christopher Thompson and 41 year old Juanita Thompson,” said Peck. “Like I said,...

January 9, 2013 - 10:38pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder-suicide.

The sheriff's office received a call around 4 p.m. Wednesday regarding a well being check on 36-year-old Russell Ball.  The sheriff's office said the man had threatened to harm himself Tuesday night.

Deputies responded to the address on Piedmont Road in Cambridge Township where he lived.  The sheriff's office said they forced entry into the locked home and discovered Russell Ball in his home.


November 6, 2009 - 6:34pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

Pataskala Police are saying a man killed his wife and son, before turning the gun on himself. The bodies of John Eckard, Nicole Eckard and their son, Nicholas, were found yesterday morning in their home. The bodies were discovered after William Beer, a business associate, received an alarming letter from Eckard and called 911.

911 Call Excerpt:

911 Dispatcher: 911 what is your emergency?

Beer: Uh.. yea.. uh, I am not sure, I got a letter from...

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