Man Who Said He Escaped Alleged Craigslist Killer Testifies


UPDATED: Tuesday February 26, 2013 1:01 PM

A man who says he was wounded by gunfire but escaped has testified as prosecutors try to show robbery and identity theft were motives behind attacks two years ago that left three men in Ohio dead. They were lured by phony Craigslist job offers.
    
Scott Davis stepped down from the witness stand Tuesday in Akron and stood in front of 53-year-old alleged triggerman Richard Beasley to identify him as the attacker. Davis also said he remembered a tattoo on Beasley's arm.
    
Beasley pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and kidnapping charges in the killings.
    
His teenage co-defendant was convicted last year and sentenced to life in prison.
    
Prosecutors argue Beasley wanted a new identity.
    
Beasley's attorney says there isn't enough evidence to prove his client committed the crimes.

 

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