Suspect in deadly Warren home invasion charged

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A man who police said accompanied another man to a deadly home invasion in Warren last month was indicted Thursday by a Trumbull County grand jury.

Peighton Bishop, 18, of Newton Falls, is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. He is being held at the Trumbull County Jail on a $250,000 bond pending his arraignment Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.

Police said Bishop and another man, Trent Hall, 18, of Southington, broke into a house on Starlite Drive on Nov. 22. Investigators said they started to beat up the homeowner, Benjamin Talanca, using their fists, power drills and pieces of wood with screws in them. 

Talanca got out his gun and shot Hall, killing him. Police said he acted in self-defense and he knew the suspects.

Bishop is charged with involuntary manslaughter because police said he was involved in a crime that resulted in the death of another person.

Police said previously that Hall had two accomplices and one was a juvenile.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s