2 Formally Charged In Connection With Dublin Gas Station Clerk's Slaying


Two men were indicted on Wednesday in connection with a deadly February armed robbery at a gas station.

Austin M. Cusey and Jeffrey M. Collins were each formally charged on four counts of aggravated robbery with a gun specification, two counts of kidnapping with a gun specification, one count of aggravated
murder with a gun specification, one count of breaking and entering, one count of theft, one count of tampering with evidence and one count of having a weapon while under disability, according to the Franklin County prosecutor's office.

Cusey, 18 and Collins, 22, are charged in connection with the Feb. 13 death of Mohamed Hassan, who was found shot to death inside the Sunoco gas station, located at 201 W. Bridge St.

The two were also indicted in connection with the Feb. 2 robbery of the Dublin Max & Erma's restaurant and the Feb. 8 theft 97 guns from the Powder Room gun range in Powell.

Eddie J. Murphy was indicted in April in connection with Hassan's death. Murphy confessed to being the gunman, 10TV News reported.

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