A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
The jury in the trial accused “Highway Shooter” Charles McCoy has now heard testimony from more than three dozen witnesses. And on the key point of the defendant’s sanity, the jury has conflicting testimony to sort through. W-O-S-U’s Tom Borgerding has been following the McCoy trial and has this report.
The jury in the case of suspected Columbus highway shooter Charles McCoy, Junior listened to more than three hours of expert medical testimony. Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Mills told jurors McCoy was legally insane at the time of the highway shootings.
A psychologist testified Friday in the highway shootings trial that Charles McCoy suffered from psychological turmoil.
The defense began presenting its case today in the trial of the man accused of being the Columbus area’s highway shooter.
The mother of a man charged in a series ofColumbus-area highway shootings says she wasn’t able to get her son to take medication for his paranoid schizophrenia.
The defense in the jury trial of suspected “Highway Shooter” Charles McCoy went on offense today in an effort to spare their client a possible death sentence.
The prosecution in the trial of accused “Highway Shooter” Charles McCoy Junior is expected to rest today. During testimony on Monday, two witnesses identified the defendant as the man they saw on two separate overpasses in early 2004. And the defendant’s parents testified about finding McCoy’s guns and later giving them to police. W-O-S-U’S Tom Borgerding reports.
After four days of testimony, the prosecution rested its case in the jury trial of accused “highway Shooter Charles McCoy. McCoy faces a possible death sentence if found guilty in a string of 12 shootings along and near interstate highways in Central Ohio during late 2003 and early 2004. W-O-S-U’S Tom Borgerding reports.
The trial of the man accused of a string of shootings on and around Columbus-area highways — resulting in one death — resumes today with testimony from the victims of the remaining six shootings.
A woman told the jury in the highway shootings trial that she saw a man fire at her car as she drove north on I-71 in Fayette County. The woman also testified she saw the man, holding a gun, get into a small dark car.