Man Charged in Woman’s Stabbing Death

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Darnell Newett, Sr. (Photo from Maple Hts. Police Department)

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio– A man has been charged in the brutal stabbing death of a woman.

Police said Rhonda Jackson, 53, was discovered stabbed to death on March 5, after a welfare check at her apartment on Clare Ave.

An investigation by the Maple Heights Police Department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation resulted in the arrest of Darnell Newett, Sr.

Newett is charged with aggravated murder.

The 50-year-old suspect lives in the same apartment building as the victim.