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UPDATE: Trial under way, teen could face life in prison with charges in deadly Craigslist Robbery Scheme

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The trial of a teen charged in the deadly Craigslist robbery scheme started Friday.

Brogan Rafferty, 17, of Stow, Ohio, is being tried as an adult.

Rafferty is accused of helping Richard Beasley, 52, lure three victims to Ohio with bogus job offers.  Two of the three victims' bodies were found in Noble County.  The this was found near Akron, Ohio.

The trial could last up to six weeks.

If convicted, Rafferty could face life in prison.

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A jury has been selected after three  days of deliberation in Brogan Rafferty's  aggravated murder case.

Brogan Rafferty, 17, of Stow, Ohio is being tried as an adult.

Authorities said he is accused of helping 52-year-old Richard Beasley lure three victims to Ohio with bogus job offers.

Two of the bodies were found in Noble County, the other near Akron.

Rafferty is charged with attempted murder, complicity to attempted murder, aggravated murder, and complicity to aggravated murder. 

Rafferty's  trial is set to begin tomorrow morning at 9 .