The channel Investigation Discovery comes up with several such cases that are going to leave you dumbstruck. One such case is that of Noah Kinney. The way he was killed is absolutely unacceptable. He was living his life, but due to the wrong connections, he lost it. To know more about the 20-year-old Noah Kinney and his death, you will have to read this article. The death of Noah Kinney was covered in the episode “The Murder Tapes: Blood in the Snow.” Here we have provided all the information that we have collected so far about Noah Kinney and his death.
How Did Noah Kinney Die?
When the investigations regarding the death of Noah Kinney were going on, it was found out that Noah Kinney was a good man. He was a good son, a good boyfriend, and a good father. It is unfortunate that he had to lose his life this soon. When Noah was small, he was brought up by his grandmother. Later on, Kinney was brought up by his foster parents. His foster mother loved him dearly. Everybody said that Noah Kinney was a man with a good heart. His death was unacceptable to his close ones.
The people got to know about the death of Noah Kinney because they heard the shots getting fired. The residents of the neighbourhood where this incident happened got to know about the killing from the sounds of the bullets being fired. Consequently, they immediately dialled 911 for help. There were several calls to 911 from the locals of that area that night. After the police arrived on the scene, they found Noah Kinney’s body along with one survivor, Jeffrey. Jeffrey was taken to the nearest medical examiner because he was injured in the firing. However, Noah Kinney was declared dead on the spot.
Noah Kinney died on 8th January 2020. That night he was driving a friend back home. He was in the car with a person named Jeffrey (his cousin). He was supposed to reach home after dropping his friend off, but before he could do so, he was killed in the driveaway. The police suspected that even if Noah Kinney was known as a good man by everybody, he was, in reality, caught up in a drug dealing case that led to his untimely death. His killer was Melvin Terry Jr. Melvin and Noah were acquaintances.
The police started to investigate the situation immediately. They interrogated the neighbours as well as Noah’s close people and family members. However, their prime witness was Jeffrey who was the only survivor in the scene. Jeffrey provided his statement as he was the prime witness, but it was found out later on that he was lying during the investigation. The police found that contrary to what Jeffrey had stated, there was only one shooter on the spot. The shooter was waiting for Noah Kinney’s car to arrive at the location before he fired at him.
The police found a CCTV camera that helped them in their investigation. It was found from the CCTV footage that when Noah got out of his car, he was shot immediately. In order to save himself, he got into the car, but since he was shot in many places, he eventually could not control the car anymore which led to its crash. Meanwhile, the offender, after the shooting was complete, drove away from the situation. It was discovered from the footage that the perpetrator was driving a Buick car.
Later on, the police interrogated Noah’s friend Trippy. Before Noah arrived at the spot where he was mercilessly killed, he had been to Trippy’s house. It was through Trippy that the police got to know about Noah’s relationship with Melvin. Apparently, Noah’s phone had several texts can calls from Melvin before the whole situation happened. As has been mentioned above, perhaps Noah was involved in some illegal drug dealing that led to the killing. Why exactly Melvin killed Noah is not known, but the offender has been punished. He has been sentenced to life in prison for carrying out first-degree murder.
Where Is The Offender Now?
The offender, Melvin Terry Jr. is currently incarcerated at Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution which is located in Lima, Ohio, United States. He will only receive his parole date after he completes 18 years, that is, in 2038. Before that, Melvin Terry Jr. will not be allowed out of prison.
If you are willing to watch more such cases that are going to send chills down your spine, you can watch it only on Investigation Discovery.