Columbus Murder

Rapper's Friends Charged With His Murder

Police tell First News a local rapper's own friends are in custody for his murder.  All three suspects charged with murder were so well acquainted a detective testified Jaylin Williams was easily coaxed…

Columbus Woman Fatally Stabbed

  A Columbus man has been charged after allegedly stabbing a woman to death. Saturday afternoon around 12:14 officers received a call in reference to someone being injured. Upon the officers arrival they discovered a female, later identified as DeAnn…

Two Murders Hours Apart in Columbus

Two Murders took place just hours apart in Columbus. Police are still searching for the suspects after the rash of gun violence. The incidents are unrelated and homicide detectives have not yet said…

Accused Killer Taunts Victim's Family Again

  Accused killer Vickie Perez appeared for a bond hearing with a new claim she shot John Allport in self defense. A witness told First News Allport was actually cowering in the closet…

Suspect Vehicle Linked to Double Murder Located

The suspect vehicle wanted in connection with a double murder has been located. Police Major JD Hawk tells First News that white Ford truck they found here on Henry Avenue is the exact…

Rapper Tommie Mullins "Orchestrated" Pizza Hut Murder

Tommie Mullins, another local rapper orchestrated the entire plan, the armed robbery and cold blooded murder of Brandon Denson according to Police Investigators. Mullins allegedly congratulated the gunman after the deadly deed according…

Random Gunfire Kills 74 Year Old Columbus Dad

Investigators tell First News 74 year old William Meadows was minding his own business sitting in his parked car in his own garage when he was shot dead. William Meadows liked to sit…

Elderly Defendants Appear for Murder Charges

It was a bizarre scene here inside Recorder's court because it's rare to report on a murder suspect nearly 70 years old. Even more rare, another 88 year old murder suspect on the…

88 Year Old Man Charged with Murder of Caretaker

67 Year Old Nancy Green was shot dead inside this home on Trussell Avenue after allegedly delivering a meal to James Byrd Wednesday afternoon. Police responding to a shooting discovered the victim and…