WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals has upheld the murder conviction of a Mansfield man accused of killing another man outside of Kosta's Wings and Billards. }}" />

   
 
 
Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction Of Carees Linzy

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 5/1/2013The Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals has upheld the murder conviction of a Mansfield man accused of killing another man outside of Kosta's Wings and Billards.In March 2012, Carees Linzy, 39, was convicted of murder with a gun specification, having weapons while under disability, carrying a concealed weapon, tampering with evidence and possession of criminal tools. On Dec. 26, 2011, Linzy got into a verbal argument that escalated into a physical confrontation with Gary Hall, 34,  outside Kosta's. Linzy shot Hall three times. Richland County Common Pleas Court Judge James Henson sentenced Linzy to 21 years to life in prison. Linzy is serving his time at the Trumbull Correctional Institution. Linzy raised six assignments of error with the court of appeals. Linzy claims in one of the assignments of error that the judge presiding over the trial did not grant a motion opposing a jury view of the scene where the incident occurred. The appeals judges said Linzy did not prove that he did not mean to kill Hall. Linzy is up for parole in November 2029.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A 36-year-old man possibly trying to cut guide wires on an electrical substation in Mansfield was severely shocked and died from his injuries Thursday afternoon. Full Story
Image1 The Secret Service issues a search warrant at a downtown Mansfield business. Full Story
 
Image1 A night of food, fun and music all for a great cause happening here in town Friday night. Full Story
Image1 North Central State College hosts International Graphic Arts Education Association Conference . Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

NCSC Hosts International Conference

NCSC Hosts International Conference

Home Care Matters Hosts Children's Grief Camp

Task Force arrests aggravated robbery suspect

Sundown Rundown A Success In Mansfield

SUV Driver In Fatal Motorcycle Crash Arraigned On Felonies

Ashland man sentenced to prison for labor trafficking

Richland Bank holding 5K Walk/Run

NAACP annual membership drive underway

MCS kindergarten camp Aug. 11-15

Matt Sauder Memorial Ride To Be Held August 2

More News