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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

John Fox, convicted of the murder of Justin Early, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the Ravenna Courthouse Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Franklin Township murderer sentenced to life in prison

Madeleine Winer November 4, 2014

A Franklin Township man found guilty of murder was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday despite a plea for the death penalty from the victim’s family.John Fox, 34, pled no contest and was...

John Fox

Portage County man pleads no contest to aggravated murder, kidnapping

Madeleine Winer October 27, 2014

A Franklin township man pled no contest to aggravated murder among other charges after admitting he killed an Alliance man he was soliciting for sexual favors through Craigslist.John Fox, 34, pled no contest...

John Fox

Testimony continues with end near in Kent murder case

Hilary Crisan October 14, 2014

The motion to suppress evidence in the case of John Fox versus the state of Ohio continued Tuesday. The motion, if granted, will make evidence found in Fox’s apartment, cell phone and the car of victim...

John R. Fox

Detective: Kent murderer found through Craigslist ad

Hilary Crisan October 7, 2014

Attorneys argued in a preliminary hearing for a murder case at the Portage County Court of Common Pleas in Ravenna on Tuesday, Oct. 7.Defense attorneys for John R. Fox, accused of murdering Alliance man...

Brandon Davis, senior biochemistry major, lived just a few doors down from the accused murderer, John R. Fox, who is set to appear in court July 25, 2014. If convicted, Fox could face the death penalty.

At secluded apartment complex, neighbors startled by alleged murder

Jacob Byk January 28, 2014

Storer Suites, tucked just inside Franklin Township’s border with Kent, advertises the apartment complex with bolded words: “SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY.”But recently, the residents of Storer Suites realized...

Franklin Township man’s murder trial set for August

Carrie Blazina January 27, 2014

A Franklin Township man who is charged in the killing of a missing Alliance man is set to have a pre-trial in July and a jury trial in August.John Fox, 34, who was indicted Thursday in the murder of Justin...

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