Fatalities: Demetrius Hewlin, 16; Russell King, Jr, 17; and Daniel Parmertor, 16
Injuries: Joy Rickers, 18; Nate Mueller, 16; and Nick Walczak, 17 (paralyzed)
Murderer’s age: 17
Deaths: February 27, 2012, Chardon, Ohio
Demetrius C. Hewlin
Demetrius C. Hewlin, age 16, of Chardon, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland.
Born March 8, 1995, he had lived in the Chardon area for the last 10 years.
Demetrius was a junior at Chardon High School and affectionately known as “D” by his friends and family. He was very interested in healthy living and body building and worked out five days a week. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing computer games, reading books and stories online, listening to music, and donating his time at the Habitat for Humanity Resale Shop in Newbury.
Russell D. King Jr.
Russell D. King Jr., 17, of Chardon, passed away Feb. 27, 2012, at Metro General Hospital in Cleveland surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Born Aug. 12, 1994, in Claridon Township, he had been a lifelong resident of Chardon.
Russell was a junior at Chardon High School, studying alternative energy at the Auburn Career Center.
Russell worked at Amberwood Kennels in Hartsgrove, taking care of the dogs, property, wood pile and any other job that needed done. He also worked part-time at Pinnacle Woods in Hambden Township. He had previously worked at Bass Lake Tavern, in the kitchen.
Russell was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing and attending and participating in tractor pulls. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Daniel Vincent “Danny” Parmertor
Daniel Vincent “Danny” Parmertor, 16, of Chardon, passed away Feb. 27, 2012.
He was born Sept. 9, 1995, in Cleveland.
Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s of Chardon, 401 North St., Chardon.
Danny was a junior at Chardon High School and at the Auburn Career Center for computer networking. He enjoyed Xbox, skiing, computers, and wing night at Cleats with his friends. Danny also loved spending time with his family.
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