Bond $750K for man charged with murder for 2016 shooting in Fairborn

Bond has been set at $750,000 for a man accused of murder in a 2016 shooting in Fairborn.

Devon Laurice Cox, 27, was arrested last week by a U.S. Marshals Service task force on a 2019 indictment for murder, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and felonious assault.

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The charges are linked to the Nov. 20, 2016, homicide of 23-year-old Jarrell Plummer who was shot following a robbery at an apartment in the 100 block of West Dayton Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn, according to law enforcement.

Plummer was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

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At the time of the shooting, Cox was named a person of interest. He was indicted for murder in September 2019.

Another man, Rashawn Cochran, 27, also was named a person of interest in the shooting and was arrested in 2019.

Cochran was sentenced to 20 years in prison in August 2021 after he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter with a firearm specification and aggravated robbery. He is incarcerated in the Belmont Correctional Institution, an Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction facility in St. Clairsville.

Credit: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction

Credit: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction

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