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Canton Man Gets 21 to Life for March 2020 Killing

Tahi Nelson (Stark County jail)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 41-year-old Canton man will serve 21 years to life in prison.

This, after being sentenced Wednesday in the March 2020 shooting death of 40-year-old Renee Russell.

A Stark County jury last week found Tahi Nelson guilty of murder.

He plans to appeal.

The mother of four was shot in the head while inside a vehicle parked on Harmont Avenue near 22nd Street NE.

The two had been in a relationship.


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