Alleged murderer Chad Cobb to be arraigned following death of Ashley Biggs

AKRON, Ohio - Defendant Chad Cobb will be arraigned in Judge Amy Corrigall Jones' courtroom Tuesday at 2 p.m., according to Summit County court officials.

The state of Ohio is seeking the death penalty for Cobb for the alleged murder of Ashley Biggs.

Police in New Franklin said Cobb killed 25-year-old Ashley Biggs in the early morning hours of June 21. She worked for Domino's Pizza and made a delivery to the side of a building on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road at 12:45 a.m.

When Biggs did not return, a missing persons report was filed. Police found evidence of a struggle at the location where the pizza was supposed to be delivered.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office located Biggs' car in Chippewa Township hours later at about 11:30 a.m. Her body was inside the vehicle, according to New Franklin police, and she was bound with zip ties and had blunt force trauma to the head.

Cobb pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and kidnapping charges. Bond was previously set for $1.5 million.

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