Huber Heights police make arrest in September homicide

HUBER HEIGHTS — Huber Heights police have arrested a man for the killing of a Huber Heights man inside his Tilbury Road home last month.

Barry Pence II, 22, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and he was charged this morning for the stabbing death of James Woolard, 59, on Sept. 20. He’s being held on a $2.5 million bond and faces charges of aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence.

Officers responded to the 4900 block of Tilbury around 4 p.m. and discovered Woolard dead from multiple stab wounds, police said.

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A 911 caller told police she believed Woolard may have killed himself, however police described the case as suspicious and then classified it as a homicide case late that night after obtaining a search warrant for the home, according to Sgt. Brian Carr with Huber Heights Police.

This story will be updated with any new information we learn.