Date: Tuesday September 19, 2023
Incident: Homicide Suspect Arrested
Location: Church Road between Kansas Road and SR57 Orrville, Ohio
Shaun Ross, age 42, 211 Chateau Circle Orrville, Ohio
Agencies Involved: Orrville Police Department, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Medway DEA, Wooster Police Department
On Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at around 6:30 a.m., members of the Orrville Police Department initiated a manhunt in the southern part of Orrville for murder suspect Shaun Ross. The search was subsequently expanded beyond the city limits of Orrville, and assistance was requested from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Aerial Unit, Troopers, Medway Drug Enforcement Agency, and Wooster Police Department.
After several hours of searching, a resident on Church Road, situated between SR57 and Kansas Road, contacted the authorities to report a male individual who matched the description of Shaun Ross walking down his driveway. Officers, with guidance from the OSHP Aerial Unit, swiftly converged on the area, and Ross was apprehended at approximately 10:30 a.m.
Subsequently, Ross was transported from the scene to the Orrville Police Department, where he later confessed to investigators. Ross is currently in custody and will be transferred to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office to face charges related to the murder of Jessica Duprey.
We urge anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Orrville Police at 330-684-5025. For those who wish to remain anonymous, you may text tips to 847411. Please type “OPD” in the body of the text, followed by your tip.
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