On Trial: Defense Rests in Trial of Accused Twinsburg Cop Killer

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UPDATE: AKRON, OH(WOIO) - New details in the trial of an accused cop killer.

The defense has rested in the trial of Ashford Thompson. He's accused of fatally shooting Twinsburg Officer Joshua Miktarian in July of 2008.

The defense called their one and only witness on Tuesday, Ashford Thompson's girlfriend.

Closing arguments will take place Wednesday morning at 9AM.

Thompson originally pleaded guilty to the murder, but then withdrew his plea.

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