Nick McWilliams reporting – Following a January 4th incident that left two people dead, a pursuit, and a crash, 42-year old Edward Young is facing an additional murder charge.
Young was involved in a domestic altercation that claimed the life of 26-year old Joshua Allen Jones and Young’s 34-year old wife, Martha Elizabeth Young.
A shooting was called into Coshocton County Sheriff’s Deputies at 5:42 p.m. on January 4th, with Young leaving the scene in a silver Honda. After locating the vehicle was located on County Road 621, a pursuit followed, resulting in Young losing control at the intersection of 621 and U.S. 36, and crashing, before being taken into custody.
He was charged with the murder of Jones the following day, with the county prosecutor’s office announcing Wednesday, charges formally extended for the death of his wife.
Following the investigation, it was learned that five juveniles were present during the initial incident, four of which were inside the vehicle during the pursuit and crash, with n injuries reported.
The investigation is ongoing currently between the sheriff’s and prosecutor’s offices, as well as the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
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