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Canton Restaurant Shooter Indicted on Aggravated Murder Charge

Richard Nelson (Canton police)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The Osnaburg Township man accused of killing a Canton Bob Evans restaurant employee last month has been indicted on an aggravated murder charge by a Stark County grand jury.

He had a court appearance Friday morning.

54-year-old Richard Nelson remains jailed on $2 million bond in the shooting death of 38-year-old Rebecca Rogers of Massillon on April 16.

He also faces a firearms specification.

Canton police say Nelson walked into the Lesh Street NE restaurant and shot Rogers in a rear hallway.


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