Trial Set for Co-Defendant in Newcomerstown Murder

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Michaela Madison Reporting

(Friday, February 9th) New Philadelphia, Ohio – The trial date is set for one of three men charged in the 2017 death of 19-year-old Luke Cabbage.

20-year-old Jordan Robinson is charged with aggravated murder, murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated robbery, conspiracy and evidence tampering stemming from the murder in Newcomerstown back in September.

His jury trial before Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Judge Edward O’Farrell is set to begin on April 17th.

Co-defendant Kyle Boyd is set to go to trial on March 13th on charges of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of conspiracy. The third co-defendant and accused gunman, 19-year-old Arnoldo Moreno-Orduno, is serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole after 25 years.

Boyd and Robinson are free on personal recognizance bonds with court restrictions on activities.

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