A Rittman man will be spending the rest of his life behind bars for murdering the mother of his young daughter.
Chad Cobb was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for the murder of 25-year old Ashley Biggs after pleading guilty to the crime Tuesday.
New Franklin authorities say Cobb killed Biggs last June while she was delivering pizzas on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road.
Biggs' body was later found inside a car in a Wayne County corn field after the murder.
Police say both Biggs and Cobb were involved in a heated custody dispute over their daughter.
Bond was set at $1.5 million Friday for the Rittman man accused of murdering the mother of his child and leaving her body in a car.
Chad Cobb is charged in the aggravated murder of 25-year old Ashley Biggs.
During the early morning hours of June 21, Biggs had failed to return from her pizza delivery call off of Turkeyfoot Road in Akron.
When authorities traced the pizza delievery worker's whereabouts, they discovered blood near the location she was last called to. Her body was later found that morning inside a car, in a Wayne County corn field.
Biggs and Cobb were the parents of a 6-year-old daughter and were involved in a contentious custody dispute in court, according to police.
Body Of Missing Woman Found
A bitter custody battle has taken a deadly turn.
The body found inside a car in Wayne County has been idenitifed as a 25-year-old woman who was reported missing from Summit County early Thursday morning.
The Summit County Sheriff's office contacted New Franklin police to check for missing 25-year-old Ashley Biggs in the 600 block of East Turkeyfoot Lake Road just before 1 a.m. Thursday. Biggs, a pizza delivery driver, had failed to return from a delivery call at that location.
Authorities say it appears a struggle took place near the location they searched, because blood was discovered.
Wayne County Sheriff deputies contacted New Franklin police after they discovered a body inside the woman's missing vehicle in corn field.
New Franklin police have arrested Bigg's former boyfriend Chad Cobb, of Rittman. He was found hiding behind a barn on property belonging to a relative.
New Franklin Police Detective Nick Bollas says the 30-year-old Cobb has been charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping, and is in the Summit County Jail.
He may have allegedly lured Biggs to the closed business on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road.
Biggs and Cobb were the parents of a 6-year-old daughter and were currently involved in a contentious custody dispute in court, according to police.
The case remains under investigation .
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