Trial for Accused Serial Killer Begins Monday

The trial for accused serial killer Shawn Grate is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 9th in Ashland County Common Pleas Court.    The 41 year old Grate confessed to killing 5 women and kidnapping another. reports that only 2 of the alleged murders are involved in Ashland County.  Grate, if convicted, is possibly looking at the death penalty.  Grate, who is being held in the Ashland County Jail, was indicted on 23 felony counts, which include 4 counts of aggravated murder.  


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