A Summit County judge has upheld a jury's verdict, sentencing craigslist killer Richard Beasley to death.
AKRON, Ohio - A trial date has been set for an Akron man suspected in the shooting deaths of three men who authorities say were lured to a rural area by bogus job ads on Craigslist.
A Summit County judge on Wednesday set a Jan. 7 trial date for 52-year-old Richard Beasley of Akron.
The self-styled chaplain pleaded not guilty in January to charges in a 27-count indictment. It included multiple counts of aggravated murder and other charges, including kidnapping.
Beasley could face the death penalty if he's convicted.
A 17-year-old co-defendant accused of helping Beasley has pleaded not guilty to juvenile counts and is set for trial Oct. 9.
A judge has prohibited attorneys on both sides from commenting on the case outside of court.
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.