EDMOND, Okla. – New developments were released on Monday following the sudden death of a young Edmond man.
On Thursday, Sawyer English was unexpectedly found dead in his home after coworkers called the police when he didn’t show up for work for several days.
At the time, officials said his death was not the result of “natural causes.” Now, we know the 24-year-old was murdered.
“It’s definitely crushing,” said Jake Storey, a close friend of English.
On Monday, the Edmond Police Department released a statement that officially identified the 24-year-old, and called his death a homicide. Officials say right now, they are not releasing any suspect information.
“It doesn’t make sense, that’s the biggest thing. Sawyer was never the kind of person to draw enemies,” said Storey.
Edmond police found the 24-year-old dead in his home Thursday in Edmond. A bullet hole could clearly be seen in the window on the side of the
Baltimore County homicide detectives are investigating after an 18-year-old woman was found dead in her home.
Officials said they were dispatched to the 7400 block of Kathydale Road in Pikesville late Tuesday evening, where they found Dymond Ariel Jones dead in her home. Police said she had suffered trauma to her upper body.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled her death a homicide by gunshot wound.
The family called police to the home on Kathydale Road on Tuesday night after they made the discovery.
“Initially, they thought she was just asleep and then when she didn’t wake up, they double-checked her and found that she had trauma to the upper portion of her body, and they called 911,” Officer Jennifer Peach, of the Baltimore County Police Department, said.
Family members told investigators they last saw her when they left the house that morning.
Are you ready for Oxygen’s latest true crime special, Death at the Mansion: Rebecca Zahau? Premiering on Saturday, June 1, at 6 p.m., the documentary takes a look at the more-than-creepy crime. But who was involved in the death? And why is this particular story so complicated? Let us break down the basics of this maybe-murder first.
Who was Rebecca Zahau?
Born in present-day Myanmar, Zahau was a Burmese immigrant who had lived in Germany and Nepal before moving to the United States in her 20s. At the time of her death in July 2011, she was 32 and dating Jonah Shacknai, an Arizonan millionaire who worked in the pharmaceutical industry.
What happened to her?
Though the circumstances surrounding Zahau’s death are more than a little suspicious, it was originally concluded that the Burmese beauty had killed herself. Found naked and bound with her hands tied behind her back, she was hanging from a
Asheville Police Department spokeswoman Christina Hallingse said a passerby spotted the body of a female at about 10 a.m. on May 26 behind the Moog Music Inc. building on Broadway Street. Hallingse said the incident initially was being investigated as a suspicious death and the department was following up on “several leads.”
It was ruled the woman, 44, died by suicide after an autopsy and upon consultation with the Buncombe County Medical Examiner, Hallingse said.
The APD did not name the woman out of respect for family members.