A Summit County judge has upheld a jury's verdict, sentencing craigslist killer Richard Beasley to death.
AKRON, Ohio - The mother of convicted murderer Richard Beasley thought he would be found innocent in the craigslist murder case.
"I know a lot of the things that I read in the paper that were testified to were not true," Carol Beasley said as she left the Summit County Courthouse Tuesday night. "Witnesses did not always tell the truth. But the jury heard the evidence and the decision was in their hands."
Richard Beasley was found guilty on all counts in the murders of three men and the wounding of another who were lured by phony job ads on craigslist. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Carol Beasley said her son has always maintained his innocence.
"I know those other families have suffered so much pain and now I think I feel what they have gone through," she said.
A triple killer who lured victims with bogus job offers on Craigslist faced a possible death sentence before an Ohio judge deciding his punishment.
A Summit County judge has rescheduled craigslist killer Richard Beasley sentencing.
A judge in Ohio must make a life-or-death decision in sentencing a self-styled street preacher for the murders of three down-and-out men lured by Craigslist job offers. You can watch a live stream on newsnet5.com or app.
Jurors have recommended that Richard Beasley, the man convicted of murdering men by luring them with a phony craigslist job ad, die for the crimes.
Life or death? Jurors will reveal at 6 p.m. whether craigslist killer Richard Beasley will live or die.
Jurors are now deliberating the fate of craigslist killer Richard Beasley, deciding whether he will live or die.
The sentencing phase begins on Wednesday for the Akron man convicted of killing three after luring them with fake craigslist job postings.
The mother of convicted murderer Richard Beasley thought he would be found innocent in the craigslist murder case.
A self-styled street preacher accused in a deadly plot to lure men with phony craigslist job offers and then rob them was found guilty of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty.