6/25/19 - Your News Now at 11

The Allen County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested the man who they believe was responsible for the murder of 19-year-old Christian Laws.

20-year-old Jolade Reginald Omosikeji Jr., also known as JoJo was taken into custody at an apartment in the 1100 block of Adam Lee Place earlier Tuesday evening. Detectives from both Allen County Sheriff and Lima Police Department, along with the Allen County SWAT, were following up on an anonymous tip that Jolade was at the residence. He gave up without incident and was booked in the Allen County Jail on the charge of murder of Christian Laws.

On June 14th, the sheriff's office responded to the 2400 block of Lark Avenue, they found laws laying in the yard of a residence, shot to death. Lucas County Coroner's Office says Laws died from a single gunshot wound.

*Update* Press Release from Lt. A. McConnahea

Jolade Reginald Omosikeji Jr. was taken into custody this evening at approximately 6:30 PM, at 1150 Adam Lee Place Apt. H, in Lima, Ohio.

Detectives from the Allen County Sheriff's Office and Lima Police Department, along with the Allen County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team, converged on the residence following an anonymous tip.

Detectives made contact with a relative of Jolade's at the residence, and a short time later Jolade exited the residence and surrendered without incident. Jolade was booked into the Allen County Jail on the outstanding warrant for the murder of Christian Laws.

6/25/19 - Your News Now at Six

The Allen County Sheriff's Office has a person of interest in the murder of 19-year-old Christian Laws.

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Christian M. Laws

The Allen County Sheriff's Office has gotten an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Jolade Reginald Omosikeji Jr., also known as JoJo for the murder of Laws. Law enforcement doesn't have an idea where Omosikeji could be and they are asking for the public's help to locate him.

On June 14th, the Sheriff's Office responded to the 2400 block of Lark Avenue, they found Laws laying in the yard of a residence, shot to death. Lucas County Coroner's Office says Laws died from a single gunshot wound.

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Anybody with any information related to this crime or the whereabouts of Jolade, are asked to contact the Allen County Sheriff's Office at (419) 227-3535 or Crimestoppers (419) 229-STOP.

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