Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Teen Will Get Life In Stabbing Of Jogger
A 16-year-old boy who was living in a group foster home when he was accused of fatally stabbing a jogger in a central Ohio park last year will be sentenced to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.
A prosecutor in Franklin County Juvenile Court announced the agreement on Wednesday that will transfer the teen’s case to adult court. He will be indicted by a grand jury, and his formal guilty plea could come as early as next week.
The boy won’t be eligible for parole for 18 years.
The prosecutor said the teen will admit to killing 55-year-old Jane Juergens in a Westerville park and tampering with evidence by tossing his knife into a wooded area. Stewart lived in a group home near the park.