A woman who died after being found beaten and burned on an eastern Ohio road didn't name a man on trial in her death as she was being taken to a hospital, an emergency medical technician testified Tuesday.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Two women have pleaded not guilty and a third suspect has been indicted in the gruesome killing of a woman found covered in burns and wailing by the side of a rural Ohio road.
Katrina Marie Culberson and Monica Jean Washington of Canton pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas to one count each of aggravated murder, kidnapping and aggravated arson.
The women would be eligible for the death penalty if convicted.
Also Wednesday, a grand jury indicted a third suspect arrested in the killing, LaFonse Darney Dixon.
On Aug. 26, a driver found 29-year-old Celeste Fronsman on a road near Zanesville in eastern Ohio. She had been raped and burned and had a strap around her neck. She died two days later at a Columbus hospital.
A prosecutor plans to seek the death penalty for a man on trial in the gruesome death of a badly burned woman found wailing in agony along a rural, eastern Ohio road.
The second of three suspects has pleaded guilty in the killing of a Canton woman found covered in burns and wailing on a rural Ohio roadside.