A woman was found dead by her husband in an apartment on Columbus’ northeast side Thursday night.

Police responded to the 4000 block of Helenrose Lane at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday on a report of an unknown disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers found Alecia Jackson inside an apartment. Officials said she had been stabbed multiple times. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

There was a child inside with the woman. The child was unharmed.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

This is the Columbus’ 102nd homicide of the year.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 614-645-4730.


One man has been hospitalized after a shooting in a parking lot of a distribution center on Columbus’ southeast side.

Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 2829Rohr Rd. on a report of a shooting at about 10:47 p.m. Thursday.

According to Groveport police, witnesses told authorities that two men had an argument during a shift change in the parking lot of the Exel logistics facility, which serves as a distribution center for Toys “R” Us.

Police said that during the argument, Eric Hamilton allegedly shot Donald Damron.

Upon arrival, medics found Damron with a small-caliber gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Grant Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The management and security team of the facility completed lockdown procedures while police secured the area and began the search for Hamilton.

Hamilton was later found by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office with assistance of the Columbus police, at 4406 Wetmore Road East.

Murder charges have been filed against Hamilton.

The investigation continues.



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  1. Yet more on the dolorous municipal achievement for Columbus, Ohio and its suburbs. Yet more reminders of one of the Ten Commandments handed down on Mount Sinai. Will these unfortunates be remembered in Paradise? Will they be remembered by family and friends?

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