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Man accused of killing homeless man in Zanesville

ZANESVILLE, OH (WCMH) – Police in Zanesville have charged a man with killing a homeless man earlier in the week.

According to police, 29-year-old Eric Stevens was found injured July 2 in a parking lot on the 800 block of Putnam Avenue. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

Police arrested 28-year-old Dannie E. Devoll Jr. and charged him with aggravated murder and two counts of tampering with evidence. He was taken to the Zanesville City Jail

Devoll is expected to be arraigned Friday morning.


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