Thursday, February 16, 2017

Man arrested for the murder of Jeremy Lesh

Today deputies arrested a man in connection with the brutal murder of Jeremy Dean Lesh. Charged with murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence, is Damon A. Seibert age 42 of Massillon Ohio.

                    Damon A. Seibert

The investigation into this matter began on January 15th when the victim’s body was found in a wooded area near Doylestown in Chippewa township in Wayne County. The victim’s family stated that Lesh was last seen on Christmas Day when he left his home with plans to meet with Seibert in order to collect $100.00 that was owed to him.
                    Jeremy Lesh

Deputies investigating the matter have determined that the victim was killed in his truck on December 25th  along US 30 near Applecreek Rd in Wayne County. Evidence in this case shows that Seibert had been a passenger in the truck and that after killing the victim, Seibert drove the victim’s body to the Chippewa township location in the victim’s truck, and dumped the body. The current location of the victims truck  is unknown.

“This case was given the highest priority and I could not be more pleased with the work that was done by Detective Sergeant Abel and the others that provided assistance in this investigation. I trust this arrest will bring some level of comfort  to the victims family. My deputies continue to investigate this matter and it is possible that others may be charged." Said Sheriff Travis Hutchinson.

A suspect from the start of the investigation, Seibert was held in the Carroll County Jail after being arrested on 17th by the United States Marshalls Northern Ohio Fugitive Taskforce on a non-related outstanding warrant. Deputies transported Seibert to the Wayne County Jail today.

Providing assistance in this investigation are the Wayne County Coroner’s Office, Perry Township (Stark County) police, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Canton office of the FBI,the Doylestown Police Department and the Wayne County Prosecutors Office.


Monday, January 23, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Help us find murder victims vehicle

A vehicle similar to the one shown above is missing and the owner (Jeremy Lesh) was murdered. If you have information on this vehicle please contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office 330-264-3333

Monday, January 16, 2017

The daily update for January 16th.

Homicide victim identified

The body of the man discovered near Doylestown has been identified as being  Jeremy Dean Lesh a 44 year old from Perry Township in Stark County. Lesh was reported missing by his family on January 14th.
There is currently a joint investigation into his death taking place between Perry Township Police and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Deputies investigate homicide in Chippewa Twp.

UPDATE 6:30 a.m. January 16th We are still working on learning the identity of this victim. We can however say that it is not Lafayette Township Trustee Bryon Macron who is missing from Medina County.

January 15th 2017 Chippewa Twp. The body of an unidentified man was discovered by a woman walking her dog near Clinton road at 4:30 p.m. today. At that time Doylestown police responded and determined that the man was dead and the body was was in a wooded area just outside of the village.

Deputies as well as agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Wayne County Coroner's office responded to the scene and the investigation into the matter is ongoing.
The body has been removed from the scene and the case is being investigated as a homicide.
We will share more information as it becomes available.