Canton Man Found Guilty of Murder, to be Sentenced on Wednesday

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Canton man will be sentenced on Wednesday after being found guilty of murder last week.

37-year-old Cortez Watson had claimed self-defense in an incident in the parking lot of the Rodeway Inn off Sunset Strip Avenue NW in Jackson Township back in June.

Surveillance video showed Watson fatally shooting 35-year-old Tyrone Barboza to death.

A motel employee found Barboza, who was pronounced dead at the hospital.