Madison – A trial for murder has convicted a man who killed on Easter Sunday
On April 17, 2022, at approximately 8:45 a.m. the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Village of South Solon on the report of shots being fired from a vehicle. As deputies were en route, information was learned that a vehicle had pulled into the Jefferson Township Fire Department in Fayette County with a victim who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. Despite administering life-saving techniques the victim was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner. It was determined that the shooting occurred in the Village of South Solon.
The woman, identified by police as Alexandra E. Goins, 29, of Sylvania, was pronounced dead by the Fayette County Coroner.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation into the shooting, and as a result of that investigation, one person was charged Zachary Warnock for Murder, Felonious Assault, Tampering with Evidence and Discharge of a Firearm on or Near a Prohibited Premises.
After a three-day trial, the jury convicted Warnock on Friday, January 13, 2023. The murder happened on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, in the Village of South Solon. The case was investigated by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division, with crime scene assistance from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Warnock was sentenced to 36 years to Life in prison by Madison County Common Pleas Court Judge Eamon Costello. The case was prosecuted by Madison County Prosecutor Nick Adkins and Assistant Prosecutor Michael Klamo.