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The mother of Craigslist murder suspect Richard Beasley appeared in court Wednesday and, after a brief status hearing was adjourned, expressed profound belief in his innocence.
Carol Beasley of Akron, who sat in the front row of the public gallery in Summit County Common Pleas Judge Lynne Callahan’s courtroom, made no comments or gestures toward her son as he was escorted to the bench in a wheelchair by sheriff’s deputies. His right hand covered his face all the while.
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