Trial begins for Stark County man accused of shooting, killing woman in her driveway

Trial begins for Stark County man accused of shooting, killing woman in her driveway
Jason McDermitt

STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Jury selection begins Friday in the trial for the Canton man accused of murdering a woman last October.

Jason McDermitt was indicted on the charges of aggravated murder and menacing by stalking for the shooting death of Morgan Fox, 29.

Fox was murdered while getting into her vehicle parked in the driveway of her home on Frazer Ave. in North Canton on Oct. 28, 2020.

Morgan Fox was murdered on 10/28/2020.
Morgan Fox was murdered on 10/28/2020. (Source: Obit)

When deputies arrived at her home around 6:30 a.m., Fox was pronounced dead at the scene.

McDermitt was taken into custody the next day.

Arrested 11/4/2020 for murder.
Arrested 11/4/2020 for murder. (Source: Stark County Jail)

He is being held on a $2 million bond at the Stark County Jail.

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