Capital murder case trial set to begin Monday in Warren

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Opening statements are set to begin Monday for a capital murder case in Warren. And along with it comes plans for heightened security.

David Martin faces the death penalty in the killing of Jeremy Cole almost two years ago.

Police say the suspect was tied up during the robbery and shot in the head.

A woman. Melissa Putnam, was also shot but survived.

If convicted, the jury could recommend Martin be executed, serve life in prison with no chance of parole or parole after at least 20-years.

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