A Summit County judge has upheld a jury's verdict, sentencing craigslist killer Richard Beasley to death.
AKRON, Ohio - Attorneys for a teen charged in a deadly Ohio Craigslist robbery scheme want a judge to prohibit prosecutors from using their client's statements at trial.
Brogan Rafferty of Stow will be tried as an adult in the case and is suspected of helping 52-year-old Richard Beasley lure victims with bogus job offers.
Three men were killed last year in Noble and Summit counties after responding to what authorities said was a bogus online job posting.
Rafferty's attorneys say their then 16-year-old client was coerced by investigators and a public defender who failed to properly research the case before plea negotiations.
Rafferty's attorneys said authorities also questioned Rafferty after his Nov. 16 arrest without his parents or an attorney present.
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.