One arrested after fatal stabbing in Whitehall

WHITEHALL, Ohio (WCMH) — A man was found stabbed to death Thursday night in a Whitehall home.

According to Whitehall police, Aaron Levally, 28, of Columbus was found dead in the home at 4245 Etna St. after suffering at least one stab wound.

Witnesses identified the suspect to police as 24-year-old James L. Short of Columbus.

Investigators said Short surrendered himself to Columbus police a short time later. Short was taken into custody and charged with one count of murder.

Short is currently being held at the Franklin County jail pending a court appearance on Saturday. 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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