Bond Hearing For Newark Murder Suspects

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Four people who are charged in connection with last month’s fatal stabbing in Newark appeared in court Tuesday.

Officials say 20-year-old Jason Stone, 33-year- old William Snyder, 45-year-old William Withem and 29-year-old Beth Doty appeared in Licking County Common Pleas Court for a bond hearing.

The four were indicted last week on charges of aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary.

All four were arrested on August 26th in connection with the stabbing death of 25-year-old John Stouffer.

Authorities say Stouffer was found dead at a rooming house on Harrison Street in Newark.

Bond was set at $750,000 for Snyder, Withem and Doty. Stone’s bond was set at $1,000,000.

All four suspects are being held in the Licking County Justice Center.