20 Year Old Indicted For Voluntary Manslaughter

Posted on 1/23/2013

Defendant: Donald Griffen

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Donald Eugene Griffin III, age 20, for one count (F-1) Voluntary Manslaughter with Specification, in connection to the October 17, 2012 death of Quenton A. Savage, age 29, following a break in at the residence of Griffin’s mother. It is alleged that after hearing a noise upstairs, Griffin armed himself and went upstairs. Savage was shot and killed after he departed the residence and was no longer a threat. Savage was found face down on the patio outside the residence and was unarmed. Voluntary Manslaughter is a first degree felony punishable by a maximum penalty of eleven years.