OAK MEADOWS SHOOTING
On Friday, March 17, 2017, Pope County Deputies responded to a call of a code 1 disturbance (weapon involved) at a residence on Oak Meadows Road in Dover. One person at the scene had been shoot and was pronounced deceased by Pope County Coroner Danny White.
Nathaniel Symonds, age 19 of Dover was taken into custody and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the shooting.
The victim has been identified as Ronald Dean Esserman, Jr., age 42 of Dover.
Symonds will appear before Judge Don Bourne for a bond hearing on Monday morning at the Pope County Sheriff's Office.