Murder Trial Delayed For William Husel

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Defense attorney Jose Baez, right, talks to fired doctor William Husel during a court hearing Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
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The murder trial of fired Mount Carmel doctor William Husel, who's accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients, will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns.

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The daughter of an Upper Arlington couple faces murder and assault charges in a fatal shooting that left one of her parents dead.

Dublin Ohio Post Office
City of Dublin

A Columbus man charged in the brutal killing of two post office workers has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Lance Mason at his sentencing hearing on Thursday.
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Former Cuyahoga County judge Lance Mason will serve life in prison with the possibility of parole in 35 years. He was sentenced Thursday for the murder of his ex-wife Aisha Fraser.

Kristofer Garrett was sentenced to death by a Franklin County jury on Wednesday.
Franklin County Jail

Kristofer Garrett, who was found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend and 4-year old daughter, was sentenced to death by a Franklin County jury on Wednesday.

Former state legislator and Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Lance Mason pleaded guilty Tuesday to the brutal murder of his ex-wife, Aisha Fraser, last November.

He faces life in prison without parole.

Mason was to be tried on six felony counts, including aggravated murder, murder and felonious assault, in the stabbing death of Fraser, a Shaker Heights teacher. He also faced three other charges, including grand theft and felonious assault of a peace officer. While fleeing, Mason rammed a Shaker Heights police cruiser and injured patrol officer Adam Flynt.

Updated 2:20 p.m., July 11, 2019

The suspect in custody in connection with a quadruple homicide in Slavic Village earlier this week is the father of one of the victims, Cleveland police said.

Armond Johnson, Sr., 26, has not yet been formally charged in the killings but was arrested on aggravated murder charges Thursday morning following an arrest Tuesday in a separate aggravated robbery case.

Hamilton County's prosecutor is working with the coroner's office to identify the body of a Jane Doe in an alleged serial killer case.

Michael Slager, the man charged with burning and killing his ex-girlfriend, will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday at a hearing in a downtown Columbus courtroom. 

Tara Lambert Faces New Murder Conspiracy Charges

Feb 9, 2018
Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

Prosecutors have re-indicted a Pickaway County woman and former model who’s accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters.

In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio.
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Ohio temporarily delayed the execution of Alva Campbell, Jr. after several unsuccessful attempts to insert an IV. 


A man accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a recycling bin partially submerged in a creek has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder.

Ohio Attorney General's Office

Authorities in Licking County say they've made an arrest in the unsolved slaying of a Columbus woman 26 years ago.

Ross Correctional Institution

A prosecutor says a inmate from the Ross County Correctional Institution was strangled while riding in a transport van with other prisoners and guards inside.

Franklin County Jail

A man charged in the 2008 slaying of an 81-year-old woman who was strangled and whose body was found in a wishing well behind a home she owned has been found guilty of murder and other charges.