A Summit County judge has upheld a jury's verdict, sentencing craigslist killer Richard Beasley to death.
AKRON, Ohio - Jurors have reached a verdict in the craigslist killings trial of Richard Beasley.
Deliberations began late Monday afternoon.
At 6 p.m., the judge will begin reading the verdicts in Summit County Common Pleas Court.
The jury had to consider two weeks of testimony and decide 26 counts including aggravated murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon by Beasley.
If convicted, Beasley could face the death penalty.
The one-time street preacher and ex-con is accused of luring men to Noble County using a phony craigslist job ad, killing three of them and wounding a fourth.
A 17-year-old Stow-Munroe Falls High School student, Brogan Rafferty, was earlier sentenced to life in prison without parole in connection to the crimes.
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.