Truro Twp. homicide victim, suspect identified

Todd Charles (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
Todd Charles (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

TRURO TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WCMH) — Deputies have identified a man who was shot killed Monday afternoon at a Truro Township apartment complex.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, John Anthony Emmers, 24, was found dead in his apartment on the 4900 block of Chatterton Road around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say Emmers was found by his girlfriend, who discovered him unresponsive in the living room.

Deputies say they quickly identified Todd Charles, an acquaintance of Emmers as the shooter. Emmers was arrested with the assistance of the Ashville police department and the U.S. 23 Pipeline Major Crimes Task Force.

Charles was arrested near his mother’s home in Ashville.

Charles is charged with aggravated murder. Investigators say more charges are expected. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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