Craigslist murder suspect testifies in own defense

Brogan Rafferty, 17, and Rich Beasely, 53, are accused of killing three Craigslist jobseekers and wounding another.

The man accused of posting fake job ads on Craigslist to lure three men to their deaths testified in his own defense on Wednesday.

According to Cleveland NBC-affiliate WKYC, 53-year-old Richard Beasley took the stand in an Akron courtroom and said he was not responsible for the crimes. He's already pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder in the deaths of three men and the wounding of a fourth. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

Beasley's alleged accomplice, 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty, has already been convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

Read more: WKYC