27-year-old Brandon T. Ivy, of central Ohio, has been charged with the murder of an acquaintance, stemming from an alleged domestic violence dispute. The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.
The incident occurred early Friday evening, November 22, at the victim’s residence in the Bear Pointe Apartments in Liberty Township.
Shortly after 6 PM, Ivy notified the Powell Police Department vaguely of an incident at his friend’s residence. While Ivy was detained, deputies with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the residence and discovered the victim deceased from an apparent strangulation.
Ivy was taken into custody, questioned by detectives, and placed under arest with an initial charge of murder, a felony in the first degree. He is in the Delaware County Jail and will be arraigned Monday morning.
Ivy has a history with both the victim and law enforcement, including domestic violence charges.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office has also shared the following domestic violence helpline numbers: