42-year-old charged with murder

| January 5, 2021

Edward Young

On Jan. 5, 2021, 42-year-old Edward L. Young of Coshocton was formally charged with murder for the death of 26-year-old Joshua Allen Jones of Coshocton. The Coshocton County Prosecutors office is also looking into other charges related to this event.

The cause of the murder appear to be the result of a domestic type situation that took place at 23877 Hutchinson Ave. in Coshocton, Ohio. Five juveniles were present at the residence during this incident.

After the alleged shooting took place, Edward L. Young left the scene of the crime in a silver four door Honda Accord. A short time later deputies got into a pursuit with this vehicle and Edward L. Young then crashed. It was then learned four children were in the vehicle with Edward Young and no injuries occurred.

This event is still an on going investigation being conducted by the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, Coshocton County Prosecutors Office and BCI.

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