CCTV camera captures arrest of Middletown murder suspect

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A Middletown gas station surveillance system captures the arrest of a murder suspect on Tuesday night. Bonnie Vaughn, 59, was one of two people arrested after police fatally shot a man and dismembered him inside a residence. Police say John Havens, 34, walked into the police station on Tuesday, admitting that Vaughn had shot and killed his partner, later identified as Jeffrey Fellman, inside their home on Stone Path Drive. Havens also told police he dismembered Fellman’s body. Police say Vaughn fled the scene. Almost two miles down the road, Crown Express’s security system captured Vaughn driving his red SUV to a pump. She does not get out of her car but remains seated for more than five minutes. Video shows two Middletown police cars pull up next to Vaughn’s car, but Vaughn took off. Before leaving the parking lot police station in her car, she proceeded to arrest Vaughn. Vaughn and Havens appeared in court on Wednesday. Vaughn was charged with murder and his bail was set at $1 million. Havens was charged with tampering with evidence and abusing a corpse. His bond is $7,000. Maj. Crank said Fellman was in a relationship with Vaughn and believed Havens was Fellman’s daughter’s boyfriend.

A Middletown gas station surveillance system captures the arrest of a murder suspect on Tuesday night.

Bonnie Vaughn, 59, was one of two people arrested after police fatally shot a man and dismembered him inside a residence.

Police say John Havens, 34, walked into the police station on Tuesday, admitting that Vaughn had shot and killed his partner, later identified as Jeffrey Fellman, inside their home on Stone Path Drive. Havens also told police he dismembered Fellman’s body.

“We have responded to some domestic disturbance calls there in the past,” Maj. Eric Crank of Middletown said.

The officer went to the house for a wellness check and found the body. Police say Vaughn fled the scene.

Almost two miles down the road, Crown Express’s security system captured Vaughn driving his red SUV to a pump. She does not get out of her car but remains seated for more than five minutes.

Video shows two Middletown police cars pull up next to Vaughn’s car, but Vaughn took off. Before leaving the parking lot police station in her car, she proceeded to arrest Vaughn.

Vaughn and Havens appeared in court on Wednesday.

Vaughn was charged with murder and her bail was set at $1 million. Havens was charged with tampering with evidence and abusing a corpse. His bond is $7,000.

Major Crank said Fellman was in a relationship with Vaughn and believed Havens was Fellman’s daughter’s boyfriend.

Anyone with information about the investigation should call 911 or 513-425-7700 or Detective McDonald at 513-425-7745.

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