Stories tagged with: TIMOTHY DANIEL

February 3, 2014 - 6:13pm
22 weeks 3 days ago

Timothy Daniel has spent the last three months in county jail and now he'll spend the rest of his life in prison.

Daniel, who was found guilty in January of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Charles Hooper in the South Zanesville Burger King, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 14 years for three other charges. Judge Mark Fleegle took Daniel's prior criminal history into account, and called him the worst type of offender there is...

January 17, 2014 - 9:17pm
24 weeks 5 days ago

A Muskingum County jury found Timothy Daniel guilty of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Charles Hooper last October in the South Zanesville Burger King. But before the jury retired to deliberate, Daniel's plan to make his self-defense tactic credible, and discredit his then-girlfriend Darlene Bender's testimony, backfired on him.

"That kind of um, really changed my whole game plan there," Daniel said while on the stand.

Daniel's...

January 16, 2014 - 7:07pm
25 weeks 21 hours ago

Timothy Daniel, the White Cottage man representing himself during his trial for fatally shooting 61-year-old Charles Hooper in the South Zanesville Burger King last October, became increasingly frustrated while questioning witnesses, often needing help from his court-appointed attorney, Jerry McHenry.

The first witness of the day was Jamie Jarrett, the man who drove Daniel to Burger King and left with him following the shooting. Jarrett testified he heard a "pop" while...

January 14, 2014 - 7:35pm
25 weeks 2 days ago

Timothy Daniel, the man accused of shooting and killing 61-year-old Charles Hooper at the South Zanesville Burger King on Oct. 31, represented himself in the courtroom Tuesday.

During opening statements, Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox called Daniel, 34, "cold blooded" for the "violent and unnecessary" death of Hooper, who was eating breakfast in a nearby booth when he heard Daniel and his then-girlfriend, Darlene Bender, arguing. Haddox said in an "...

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