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Osnaburg Man’s Trial in Canton Restaurant Killing Starts Tuesday

Richard Nelson (Canton police)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The Osnaburg Township man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend inside the Bob Evans restaurant on Lesh Street NE in Canton back in April is set to go to trial on aggravated murder charges on Tuesday.

55-year-old Richard Nelson’s trial will be in Common Pleas Judge Frank Forchione’s courtroom.

Nelson is accused of walking into the restaurant and confronting waitress Rebecca Rogers.

The 38-year-old Massillon woman was shot several times as horrified customers ran from the eatery.


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