A judge has scheduled a competency hearing for a 19-year-old charged in the bludgeoning deaths of a New Franklin couple.
AKRON, Ohio - An 18-year-old faces a court hearing in Ohio on aggravated murder and other charges in the sledgehammer killings of a prominent attorney and his wife.
Shawn Ford of Akron faces arraignment Wednesday on five counts of aggravated murder, two counts of aggravated robbery and one count each of aggravated burglary, grand theft and petty theft.
The murder charges include death penalty specifications. The five murder counts allow for different theories on how the victims were killed.
Fifty-six-year-old Jeffrey Schobert and his 59-year-old wife, Margaret, were found dead in their home in New Franklin three weeks ago.
Ford also is charged with felonious assault in a nonfatal attack on the couple's teenage daughter earlier. Police say the two had been dating and the parents may have objected to the relationship.
A 14-year-old boy suspected as an accomplice in the killings of a northeast Ohio couple could be charged as an adult.
An 18-year-old Akron man has been arraigned on aggravated murder and other charges in the sledgehammer killings of a prominent attorney and his wife.
An 18-year-old faces a court hearing in Ohio on aggravated murder and other charges in the sledgehammer killings of a prominent attorney and his wife.
An 18-year-old Akron man has been indicted in the killings of a prominent attorney and his wife, who were beaten with a sledgehammer in New Franklin.
A construction worker and family friend who called 911 reporting a double murder in New Franklin says the couple feared they'd be killed.
The 18-year-old suspect accused of brutally murdering a New Franklin couple has pleaded not guilty in court.
The 14-year-old charged with aggravated murder, in connection with the deaths of Jeff and Peg Schobert, pleads not guilty in Summit County Juvenile Court.
Charges were dropped against one man in the vicious attack of a murdered New Franklin couple's daughter, and then filed against the teen charged in the double murder.
The 18-year-old arrested in connection with the deaths of New Franklin couple Jeffrey and Margaret Schobert was arraigned Friday morning.