(Canton, Ohio) Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier is announcing the arrest of a suspect in a double homicide that occurred in 2017.
On Thursday, September 27th, 2018 26-year-old Jacob Timothy Stockdale turned himself in at the Stark County Sheriff’s Office after a county grand jury issued a secret indictment.
He is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his brother, 21-year-old James William Stockdale and his mother, 54-year-old Kathryn Barbara Stockdale. The murders took place at their home in Bethlehem Township on June 15th, 2017.Jacob Stockdale has been recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound since the incident occurred.
He has been booked into the Stark County Jail on two counts of murder and a firearm specification.
“It is our hope that this arrest offers some closure to the Stockdale family and the entire community,” explained Sheriff Maier.
Photo Credit: Stark County Sheriff's Office
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