Former Police Chief's Brother Murdered At Hotel

Lake County, OH - Shortly after 1p.m. Saturday, hotel management at the Amerihost Hotel, in Concord Township off of Auburn Road and I-90, contacted the Lake County Sheriff's Department after they found a body in one of their rooms.

The body was identified as 52 year old Peter Easthon, who is also the brother of former Middlefield Police Chief David Easthon.

Easthon was discovered with multiple stab wounds to the neck. No weapon was found at the scene and there are no suspects, the case will be investigated as a homicide.

The body is being sent to the Cuyahoga County Coroner for an autopsy on Sunday.

Easthon had been staying at the hotel since Jan. 29th and was paid for up until yesterday.  The Lake County Crime Lab along with the Detective Bureau will be investigating.