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Nelson Waives Preliminary Hearing, Bob Evans Shooting Case Heads to Grand Jury

Richard Nelson (Canton police)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The defendant in the Bob Evans shooting a week and a half ago waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday.

So, the Richard Nelson case now goes before a session of the Stark County grand jury.

The 54-year-old Osnaburg Township man remains jailed on $2 million bond.

He’s accused of walking into the Bob Evans restaurant on Lesh Street NE in Canton and shooting 38-year-old waitress Rebecca Rogers of Massillon to death.


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