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'Craigslist Killer' sentenced to die for murders of three men

AKRON, Ohio, April 4 (UPI) -- The so-called "Craigslist Killer" was sentenced to death Thursday by an Ohio judge for killing three men officials said had responded to Internet ads.

Sentencing delayed for Craigslist killer

AKRON, Ohio, March 26 (UPI) -- A judge in Ohio Tuesday postponed sentencing for Craigslist killer Richard Beasley, who faces the death penalty for killing three men and wounding a fourth.

Jury: Execute 'Craigslist killer'

AKRON, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- A jury in Summit County, Ohio, Wednesday recommended convicted "Craigslist killer" Richard Beasley be executed.

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Beasley guilty in Craigslist killings

AKRON, Ohio, March 12 (UPI) -- Jurors in Ohio Tuesday convicted an Akron man in the so-called Craigslist slayings of three men and attempted murder of a fourth.

Lawyer: Beasley too injured to be killer

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Though "he is not a saint," suspected Craigslist killer Richard Beasley isn't a murderer, his lawyer said in opening remarks at Beasley's trial in Akron, Ohio.

Craigslist killings jury selection starts

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- About 200 prospective jurors gathered in an Akron, Ohio, theater Tuesday as jury selection started for the trial of suspected Craigslist killer Richard Beasley.

Ohio teen guilty in Craigslist killings

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- An Ohio teenager was convicted Tuesday in the slayings of three men and the wounding of a fourth who all responded to a bogus job ad posted on Craigslist.

Weapons found in suspect's bedroom

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Prosecutors said a suitcase full of weapons was found in the bedroom of a Stow, Ohio, teenager charged in the deaths of three men.

MLB: Boston 5, Toronto 1

BOSTON, June 26 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia's two-run single in the seventh inning put Boston ahead and the Red Sox rallied for a 5-1 victory over Toronto Tuesday.

MLB: San Diego 3, LA Angels 2 (13 innings)

SAN DIEGO, May 20 (UPI) -- Will Venable knocked in the game-winning run in the 13th inning Sunday, elevating the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 interleague win over the Los Angeles Angels.

Craigslist suspect to be tried as adult

CALDWELL, Ohio, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A 16-year-old suspect in Ohio will be tried for murder as an adult in the so-called Craigslist shootings, officials said Thursday.

Teen charged in Craigslist slayings

CALDWELL, Ohio, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- An Ohio youth suspected of killing at least two men who answered a Craigslist job ad was sent back to his cell Tuesday after a brief hearing in juvenile court.

2, possibly 3, dead in Craigslist killings

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Authorities in Ohio say two men -- and possibly a third -- were slain and a fourth man was wounded when they answered a help-wanted ad posted on Craigslist.
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