Stark County man pleads guilty to the 2017 murders of his mom and brother

Stark County man pleads guilty to the 2017 murders of his mom and brother
Jacob Timothy Stockdale (Source: Stark County Jail)

STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Jacob Timothy Stockdale pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to killing his mother and brother on June 15, 2017.

Stark County Common Pleas Judge Frank Forchione then sentenced him to 30 years to life in prison.

Stark County Sheriff deputies said Stockdale murdered James William Stockdale, 21, and Kathryn Barbara Stockdale, 54, inside their Bethlehem Township home.

Jacob turned himself in to Stark County Sheriff deputies in September 2018.

(Source: Stockdale Family Band Facebook Page)
(Source: Stockdale Family Band Facebook Page)

James and Jacob Stockdale were members of the Stockdale Family Band.

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