(8-25-20) The final two people, Syniqua Bell and Jacar Bitting, who were charged in a 2018 murder in Auglaize County have found out what is next for them.
The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office says that all three charged in this case were present during the shooting at the Dockside Apartments in St. Marys on April 11th, 2018, where Dexter Lee Turner and his son Alim Amir Turner had been shot. Dexter died days later from his wounds.
Keith Waddell, Syniqua Bell and Jacar Bitting
Syniqua Bell (32) has pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing justice. As part of the deal, nine charges will be dropped, including murder and attempted murder. Bell was sentenced to 36 months in prison on the charge.
On Monday, the case against another co-defendant, Jacar Bitting (28), was dismissed totally by the Auglaize County Common Pleas Court judge.
Earlier in the month, the third co-defendant, Keith Waddell (32) was sentenced to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.