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Richard James Beasley testified in his own defense Wednesday, telling a Summit County jury he was a “snitch” and informant for Akron police, and that shooting victim Scott Davis was sent to Noble County farm property in November 2011 “to blow my brains out.”
Davis, who testified last week at Beasley’s capital murder trial, told the jury — as he did last year at the trial of Beasley co-defendant Brogan Rafferty — that he managed to escape from Beasley on the desolate farm property after being shot in the right elbow.
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