Craigslist Murder Suspect Indicted On 28 Counts

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Associated Press

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Updated Fri, Jan 20, 2012 12:14 pm

An Ohio man has been charged with kidnapping, robbery and aggravated murder in what authorities say was a scheme to rob people who replied to a job ad on Craigslist.

The 28-count indictment against Richard Beasley announced today in Akron accuses him of killing three men and wounding a fourth in August, October and November.
 
If convicted of the aggravated murder charges, Beasley could be sentenced to death.
 
The 52-year-old has denied involvement in the plot, which lured single and older out-of-work men to a nonexistent farm in rural southeastern Ohio.
 
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