Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Attorney And His Wife

Apr 5, 2013

An 18-year-old man is due in court today to face charges in the beating deaths of a prominent attorney and his wife at their New Franklin home.

Police Detective Michael Hitchings says Shawn Ford Junior is charged with killing 56-year-old Jeffrey Schobert and his 59-year-old wife, Margaret. Hitchings says Ford was dating the couple's 18-year-old daughter Chelsea.

Chelsea Schobert is recovering from a brutal attack last month. Hitchings says Ford is in jail awaiting sentencing for an armed robbery in Akron.