Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office

January 22, 2015 - 8:39am
13 weeks 3 days ago

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One of Two Bodies Identified

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) -The Muskingum County Sheriffs office have publicly identified one of the two bodies found dead in a home just outside of Adamsville. The bodies of 77-year-old Carolyn Eileen Porter and a 64 year-old male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, were found in a residence at 5180 West Road on Tuesday.

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September 29, 2014 - 4:11pm
29 weeks 6 days ago

Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals has made a ruling in the case involving a Zanesville man convicted of a fatal shooting at the South Zanesville Burger King.

According to court documents, the Judges ruled on Thursday that an aggravated murder charge against Timothy Daniel was not warranted and reduced the charge to murder .

Back in February, Daniel was orginally sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole in the shooting death of 60-year- old Charles Hooper...

August 23, 2013 - 12:13pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office said a Zanesville man has changed his plea to guilty in charges that resulted from a failed traffic stop.

Assistant Prosecutor Bob Smith said 35-year-old Eric Thornton pled guilty Friday to receiving stolen property and having a weapon while under disability. Three other charges will be dismissed at sentencing.

Smith said on June 10, 2013 authorities tried to stop a vehicle driven by Thornton. He failed to stop for officers and eventually...

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