North Bloomfield man charged with murder


NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – A North Bloomfield man appeared in court Tuesday facing murder charges after a bar fight turned deadly.

William Helmuth, 45, appeared in Newton Falls Municipal Court facing murder charges in the stabbing death of Craig Neighbor, 41, of Bristolville.

Helmuth’s bond was set at $1 million.

According to police, the two men got into an altercation at the Bristol Inn on Thursday night which ended with Helmuth stabbing Neighbor.

Neighbor was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital where he later died.

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