make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Ohio man makes 1st court appearance in NC death

READ MORE:
summerfield.jpg

MANTEO, NC (AP) -- An Ohio man charged with killing his on-and-off girlfriend in North Carolina remains in jail without bond after his first court appearance.

The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported that 27-year-old Nathan Summerfield was in a Dare County courtroom on Tuesday. Judge Edgar Barnes read the charge and appointed an attorney.

He's scheduled to appear in court Sept. 10 for a grand jury hearing.

He's accused in the death of 33-year-old Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland, OH, who disappeared while on a July 4 vacation in Salvo with her two children and Summerfield. Her body was later discovered 25 miles from the beach house where they had stayed.

Summerfield returned to Ohio. He left the children with relatives.

US marshals caught Summerfield last weekend in a motel room in Medina, OH.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»