Friday, April 12 2013 6:58 AM EDT2013-04-12 10:58:44 GMT
The 911 call for help after a couple is brutally murdered in New Franklin. The couple, Jeffrey and Margaret "Peg" Schobert, was beaten to death with a sledgehammer. Copyright 2013 WOIO. All rightsMore >>
Police have released the 911 call for help after a couple was brutally murdered in New Franklin.
The couple, Jeffrey and Margaret "Peg" Schobert, was beaten to death with a sledgehammer.More >>
Wednesday, April 10 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-04-10 22:07:09 GMT
The man accused of brutally killing his girlfriend's parents pleads not guilty at his court hearing Wednesday afternoon. More >>
Shawn Eric Ford, Jr., 18, appeared in court Wednesday on charges he picked up a sledgehammer and killed Jeff and Margaret Schobert of New Franklin. A 14 year old suspect is also facing charges in the killings.More >>
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SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -
The teen accused of brutally killing his girlfriend's parents will face the death penalty.
The Summit County Prosecuting Attorney announced an indictment against Shawn E. Ford, Jr., 18. Ford is accused of murdering Jeffrey and Margaret Schobert in their New Franklin home on April 2, as well as assaulting the couple's daughter and his girlfriend, Chelsea, on March 23.
Ford is indicted with aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, grand theft, petty theft and felonious assault.
If convicted of aggravated murder, the prosecution will seek capital punishment.
"The murders of Jeffrey and Margaret Schobert were particularly brutal," said Prosecutor Walsh. "Shawn Ford is accused of killing two people, both of whom were, by all accounts, kind and generous people who treated him with the utmost respect. My office will see that justice is served for these horrific crimes."