Death Penalty

"Craigslist Killer" Sentenced to Death

Lured three men to their doom with phony job offers


AKRON, Ohio—A self-styled street preacher who teamed up with a high school student in a deadly plot to lure men with bogus Craigslist job offers was sentenced to death Thursday.

An Ohio judge sentenced 53-year-old Richard Beasley after a jury recommended last week that he be executed.