Man indicted in fatal Lancaster motel shooting


LANCASTER – Fairfield County Prosecutor Kyle Witt announced a four-count indictment in the Feb. 24 fatal shooting of 27-year-old woman at an east side Motel.

Sonny A. Minshall, 29, is charged with one count of murder, two counts of aggravated murder and having weapons under disability. He is accused of killing Corena Ann Bower at the Casa Grande Motel at 2479 E. Main Street in Lancaster.

A trial date will be scheduled before Judge Richard E. Berens of the Fairfield County Common Pleas Court at a future date. In the meantime, the defendant remains in jail custody on a $1.5 million bond.

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