Sunday, January 18, 2004

Public safety briefs



Walnut Hills man dies after shooting reported

WALNUT HILLS - Cincinnati police arrested a person Saturday in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Walnut Hills man.

Details of the arrest were not available late Saturday.

Police were called to the intersection of Concord and East McMillan about 10:30 a.m. Saturday on a report of a shooting. But when they arrived, they were told the victim had already been taken to a hospital.

Jason Jameswas pronounced dead at University Hospital, officials said.

Police did not release a motive in the killing.

Two killed on I-75, thrown from car

Two people were killed after they were thrown from a car on Interstate 75 in Grant County, Ky., Friday night, authorities said.

Names of the victims were not released Saturday.

Deputies were called to the scene of the accident at the 144-mile marker of southbound I-75 about 8:30 p.m. They found the car on the shoulder and its two occupants on the ground a short distance away. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

South Fairmount man stabbed to death

SOUTH FAIRMOUNT - A 41-year-old man was stabbed to death Friday afternoon in his home.

Police had not made any arrests in the slaying of Gregory Roaden, of 1942 Fairmount Ave., Saturday.

Authorities did not release a motive in the 1:30 p.m. stabbing.

The case remains under investigation.

Mosinee Paper worker dies in mill accident

MIDDLETOWN - Authorities are investigating the death of an employee at the Bay West Division of Mosinee Paper Corp.

The business, at 700 Columbia Ave., called authorities shortly after 1:30 p.m. Saturday and said an employee had been injured.

When emergency workers arrived, they found Kenneth Johnson, 27, dead. Authorities said Johnson, who worked on a paper machine, died in an industrial accident.

No further information was available Saturday evening.

The company, based in Mosinee, Wisc., could not be reached for comment. The Middletown factory is the company's towel and tissue paper mill.




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