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Grand Jury Indictments Announced in Marshall, Ohio Counties

A McMechen man accused of fatally shaking his infant son in 2019 was indicted by a Marshall County grand jury this week.

Daniel Messner was indicted on one county of death of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian. Messner was originally charged in November 2019, accused of allegedly shaking his 3-month-old son, causing brain bleeds that investigators said eventually killed the child three days later.

Doctors at Wheeling Hospital, where the boy was originally taken, told police the child suffered from bleeding in the brain and they suspected skull fracture, according to investigators.

Also indicted in Marshall County was former Boggs Run VFD Chief Kevin Crown on one count of embezzlement and 27 counts of fraudulent use of an access device.

That grand jury indicted 14 total people. Other indictments included:

* Brian Crow, one count of burglary, two counts of petit larceny;

* Alexander DeLorenzo, one count of distribution and exhibiting of material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct;

* Jamie Lee Hoyt, one count of third offense domestic battery, one count of strangulation, one count of third or subsequent offense domestic assault;

* Jacob Allen Myers, one count of fleeing from an officer in a vehicle with reckless indifference

* James Robert Parsons, one count of fleeing while DUI, one count of fleeing with reckless indifference, one count of DUI, one count of possession;

* Adam Shoemaker, one count of shoplifting third, one count of fleeing from an officer in a vehicle with reckless indifference

* Kenneth Thomas Tucker, one count of fleeing an officer in a vehicle causing injury, one count of malicious assault of a government representative;

* John David Wells, one count of delivery of a controlled substance, one count of conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance, one count of delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school;

* Cody Williams, one count of sexual abuse first degree, of material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct

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