An Akron man is on trial in Summit County Common Pleas Court this week charged with murder in the shooting death of a Cuyahoga Falls man.
The Falls News Press reports 22-year old Chad Allen Stephens is on trial for the August 31st 2011 shooting death of 33-year old Kim Slayko II . Stephens is charged with murder with a firearm specification, aggravated robbery, and having weapons under disability.
Opening arguments were made by the prosecution and the defense, and the first witness took the stand.
Slayko, a Ravenna native, was a U.S. Army veteran who had served in Afghanistan.