New information in the case of the double homicide of a New Franklin couple.
18- year old Shawn Ford, Jr. of Akron is now facing felonious assault charges in connection with the brutal beating of his girlfriend, 18-year old Chelsea Schobert, the daughter of Jeffery and Margaret Schobert.
Akron Police Lieutenant Rick Edwards says Schobert suffered a skull fracture and several stab wounds as a result of the attack.
Ford is also facing aggravated murder charges after Jeffery Schobert and his wife, Margaret were found dead in their bedroom by construction workers Tuesday afternoon.
Lieutenant Edwards says 24-year-old Jamanye Ruiz, who had been charged in connection with the assault has been cleared.
Bond has been set at $2 million dollars for Ford. His next appearance in court is scheduled for April 10th.