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Welcome back everybody a judge in Ohio -- -- -- life or death decision in the sentencing of a self styled street preacher for the murders of three down and out men.
Lured by Craig's list job offers Gary Teddy is covering it for -- They're in Ohio in Gary -- excuse me what are we expecting to hear in court today.
Your film about an hour and a half.
We're expecting -- here that judge to give the sentencing for 53 year old Richard Beasley who's convicted of killing.
Three men in it the wounding a fourth man -- just last week the jury recommended that the judge -- Simmons Beasley to the death penalty.
Now -- the judge can either go without recommendation or can lower that to life in prison without parole.
Now that these -- accomplice sixteen year old Brian -- pretty was sentenced last year to life in prison.
That is worth noting in in that case the significant point is it because he was a teenager death penalty wasn't even an option.
But testimony -- because it had to be pretty -- compelling.
-- Natalie defying -- -- guilty for the jury to request the debt sentence -- -- party mention.
But what evidence -- would you -- sealed the case for the prosecution.
No prosecution certainly had a star witness it was at -- -- -- intended victim a man by the name of Seth Davis.
He responded to one of the Craigslist listings was walking around the property would -- when he heard the click of a gun behind him.
He turned around knocked the gun away was shot in the arm.
In the hit in the woods for about seven hours before calling police -- that's how authorities were able to find these bodies in this whole case unfolded.
Now that testimony.
Was very convincing to jurors in it to everyone there in the court.
In it equally.
Agassi emotionally was that self davis' mother who talked about the appearance of Richard Beasley in the court here's what she said.
I'm very evil person.
There -- -- a person.
Blocking any ties there and just -- holes.
Well it's a shame that people like -- her mocking -- -- And again that judge here about 1:15 eastern time is when we're expecting that sentencing to come down.
The weather that will be the death penalty or whether will be lowered to life in prison.
-- -- You're on top of -- -- -- -- thank you very much for that report.
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