CANTON, Ohio - A grand jury in northeast Ohio will consider the murder case involving incriminating statements in the beating and shooting death of an 87-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor in 2007.
A judge in Canton ruled Wednesday that the aggravated murder case against 33-year-old Chester Crank will go before a Stark County grand jury.
During the court hearing, a detective said police have obtained undercover tape recordings in which Crank makes incriminating statements about robbing and shooting the victim.
The Repository (
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The suspect is being held on $5 million bond.
His defense attorney challenged the undercover recordings and elicited a police admission that no voice-recognition technology had been used.