Body Of Missing OH Woman Melinda Davis Found In Galloway Vehicle Trunk

FRANKLIN COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Mansfield, Ohio woman, Melinda Davis, has been located Monday in Franklin County.

Davis, 33, was on her way to visit her ex-boyfriend, John Mack, when she went missing February 25.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Office announced the discovery of the body of Davis in the trunk of a vehicle in Galloway.

A search warrant was obtained for the home and Ohio BCI investigated the scene, according to the sheriff’s office.

Based on the investigation and evidence, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Mack for kidnapping. He was arrested on March 4 in Mansfield.

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Geo quick facts: Franklin County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of 2019 census estimates, the population was 1,316,756, making it the most populous county in Ohio. Its county seat is Columbus, the state capital and most populous city in Ohio – Wikipedia.

OH Iconic Radio Personality Musician Michael Stanley Dies Friday

CLEVELAND, OH. (THECOUNT) — Michael Stanley, iconic Cleveland singer-songwriter and radio personality, died Friday of lung cancer. He was 72.

Stanley, a Cleveland native, recorded several memorable hits, such as “My Town” and “He Can’t Love You,” over the course of several decades. In all, Stanley recorded more than 18 albums and gave hundreds of concert performances.

According to News5Cleveland, on March 3, 2021, Stanley’s family issued a statement on his behalf to let fans know why hadn’t been appearing in his usual 3-7 p.m. slot on 98.5 WNCX. Stanley’s last day on the air was on Feb. 19.

“Michael battled lung cancer for seven months with the same strength and dignity he carried throughout his life. He will always be remembered as a loving father, brother, husband, a loyal friend, and the leader of one of Cleveland’s most successful rock bands,” 98.5 WNCX said.

In the 1970s and 80s, Stanley toured with some of the biggest names in music, such as Foreigner, The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, and The Doobie Brothers. He also worked with Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren and David Sanborn.

In addition to music, Stanley was the recipient of a dozen regional Emmy Awards for his work on television with Fox 8.

Most recently, he’s been a fixture on WNXC for the past decade.

The corner of Euclid Avenue and Huron Road was renamed Michael Stanley Way in his honor.

Geo quick facts: Cleveland is a major city in Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie. Landmarks dating to its days as a turn-of-the-20th-century manufacturing center include the Steamship William G. Mather, now part of the Great Lakes Science Center. It’s also known for the stately Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the I.M. Pei–designed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum wikipedia.

OH Man Justin Tyler Barcy ID’d As VIctim In Thursday Night Eaton Fatal Head-On Crash

PREBLE COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Justin Tyler Barcy, of Arcanum, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal vehicle crash in Preble County.

Barcy, 26, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Eaton Thursday night.

According to reports, A vehicle was traveling on US-127 near Orphans Road, when for possibly weather related reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 10 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a pickup truck, operated by Josef Pfister.

The 20-year-old driver of the vehicle was transferred to an area hospital with serious injuries. Her passenger, Barcy, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Pfister was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Preble County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,270. Its county seat is Eaton. The county was formed on February 15, 1808 from portions of Butler and Montgomery Counties – Wikipedia.

OH Men Josh Stewart & Cody Mundy ID’d As Victims In Wednesday Night Double-Fatal Beallsville Crash

BELMONT COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Stewart, of Clarington, Ohio, and Cody Mundy, of Beallsville, Ohio, have been identified as the victims in a Wednesday double-fatal in Belmont County.

Stewart, 23, and 25-year-old Mundy, were both killed in a single-vehicle crash near Beallsville Wednesday night.

According to reports, Dustin Shriver, 25, of Beallsville, was operating a Ford Escape on State Route 145 near Beallsville, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into contact with several trees.

Passengers, Stewart and Mundy, were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Shriver was transported to an area hospital with serious unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Belmont County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 70,400. Its county seat is St. Clairsville. The county was created on September 7, 1801 and organized on November 7, 1801. It takes its name from the French for “beautiful mountain” – Wikipedia.

OH Man Steve Lyall ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Perry County Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

PERRY COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Steven Raymond Lyall, of Lancaster, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Perry County.

Lyall, 67, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Reading Township Wednesday night.

According to reports, Lyall was operating a Honda Civic on US-22 near Lancaster, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then made contact with an embankment, went airborne, and rolled over multiple times.

Lyall was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Perry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,058. Its county seat is New Lexington. Founded on March 1, 1818, from parts of Fairfield, Washington and Muskingum counties, it was the 55th county to be formed in Ohio – Wikipedia.

OH Man James Moore ID’d As Victim In Saturday Huntsville Fatal Golf Cart Accident

LOGAN COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — James Moore, of Columbus, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday gold cart crash in Logan County.

Moore, 39, was killed in a golf cart crash near Huntsville early Saturday morning.

According to reports, Moore was operating a golf cart on Seminole Island in the 9000 block of Buckeye Drive in Huntsville, when for unknown reasons, the cart wrecked around 1:15 a.m. Saturday.

Moore was pronounced dead at the scene near Cranberry Resort.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Logan County is a county located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,858. The county seat is Bellefontaine. The county is named for Benjamin Logan, who fought Native Americans in the area – Wikipedia.

OH Man Roberto Williams ID’d As Victim In Saturday Night Cincinnati Fatal Shooting

HAMILTON COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Roberto Williams Sr., of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday night fatal shooting in Hamilton County.

Williams, 54, was shot dead near Cincinnati Saturday night.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 4500 block of Paddock Road near Sunnyslope Dr in Paddock Hills around 10 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, Williams was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information should call police at 513-352-3542.

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Geo quick facts: Hamilton County is a county located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 802,374. making it the third-most populous county in Ohio. The county seat and largest city is Cincinnati. The county is named for the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton – Wikipedia.

OH Woman Olivia Wright ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Morning Fatal Orient Vehicle Collision

FRANKLIN COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Olivia Wright, of CIrcleville, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Tuesday morning vehicle collision in Franklin County.

Wright, 25, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson Township Tuesday morning.

According to reports, Wright was operating a Chevy Sonic on McCord Rd near Hiner Rd in Orient, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a Chevy Silverado, operated by 25-year-old Benjamin Shuler, of Grove City, who had crossed centerlines for unknown reasons around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Shuler was critically injured in the crash.

Wright was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of th crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Franklin County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of 2019 census estimates, the population was 1,316,756, making it the most populous county in Ohio. Its county seat is Columbus, the state capital and most populous city in Ohio – Wikipedia.

OH A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home VP Dan Killed In Friday Morning Cleveland Freak I-480 Accident

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Ripepi, of Newburgh Heights, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday morning freak accident in Cuyahoga County.

Ripepi, 62, was killed in a freak accident while traveling on Interstate 480 near Cleveland Friday morning.

According to reports, Ripepi was operating a pickup truck on I-480 near State Road, when a dump truck traveling with its bed raised, struck a highway sign – that then fell on Ripepi’s pickup.

Ripepi was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Ripepi was the vice president of A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home in Middleburg Heights, according to his obituary.

He is survived by his wife, three children and three step-children.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 in memory of Daniel Ripepi.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cuyahoga County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, across the U.S.-Canada maritime border. As of the 2019 United States Census estimates, the population was 1,235,072, making it the second most populous county in the state – Wikipedia.

OH Man Brandon Sconfienza ID’d As Victim In Thursday Springfield Fatal Motorcycle Crash

CLARK COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Brandon Sconfienza, of Springfield, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday morning fatal motorcycle crash in Clark County.

Sconfienza, 26, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash in German Township Thursday morning.

According to reports, Sconfienza was operating a Yamaha motorcycle on Ironwood Dr near Upper Valley Pike in Springfield, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 5 a.m. Thursday. The bike then rolled over multiple times ejecting the rider.

Sconfienza was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Clark County is a county located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 138,333. Its county seat is Springfield. The county was created on March 1, 1818, and was named for General George Rogers Clark, a hero of the American Revolution – Wikipedia.