GROVE CITY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED MURDER AND IS SENTENCED TO 25 TO LIFE FOR FATAL STABBING OF EX-WIFE
Posted on 2/27/2017
Defendant: Jeremy Roberts
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said, “This is a sad case of domestic violence where this man brutally killed his ex-wife in front of his apartment and told his then 13 year old son to report the murder to the police by having the teen call 911.” Ron O’Brien announced today that Jeremy Roberts, age 43, plead guilty to one count of Aggravated Murder in connection to the June 10, 2012 stabbing of his ex-wife that occurred outside his apartment located at 3246 Townhouse Drive in Grove City. “At approximately 9:00 am, Police received a 911 call from the teenager reporting that Roberts had fatally stabbed Candice Roberts, age 36, after she had arrived at the residence to pick up 2 of her 3 children following a weekend visit with their father,” O’Brien stated. Roberts was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for twenty-five years.