Brogan Rafferty will serve life in prison for Craigslist plot - Tucson News Now

Teen sentenced to life for Craigslist murder plot

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Friday, November 9, Brogan Rafferty's was sentenced to life without parole.

The Stow teen convicted in a Craigslist murder plot will be sentenced to prison today.

Last week, jurors found 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty guilty of murder and attempted murder. 

According to prosecutors, Rafferty and 52-year-old Beasley lured men to a remote farm in Noble County through a Craigslist ad that promised work.

Three men were killed, a fourth man was shot, but survived.

During the trial, Rafferty testified that he feared for his life if he didn't do what Beasley told him to do.

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