Portage County homicide: Police say they have the suspect

EDINBURG TOWNSHIP (WKBN) – The Portage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide from early Sunday.

According to Sheriff David Doak, deputies responded just before 1 a.m. to a fight at a township home where they found  Kyle R. Fox, 26, dead.

Charged in his death is Christopher A. Kiehl, 25, of Barberton.

According to the sheriff, Kiehl and Fox were at a gathering at the residence when a fight broke out and Fox was shot.

Kiehl was taken to the Portage County Jail where he is being held without bond on a murder charge.

He is due in court Monday afternoon.

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