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Akron man pleads not guilty to killing live-in girlfriend

Updated: Dec. 13, 2019 at 1:38 PM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 36-year-old Akron man pleaded not guilty to killing his live-in girlfriend at his arraignment Friday.

Ricardo Marshall was indicted on the charges of felonious assault, murder, domestic violence and endangering children by the Summit County Grand Jury.

Akron police said Marshall called 911 around 8:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and said he found his 40-year-old girlfriend not breathing.

When officers and EMS arrived at the home in the 600 block of Chittenden Street, Kathy Landino was found on the first floor and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Marshall then confessed to killing her.

Police said the couple lived in the Chittenden Street home with Marshall’s three children, ages 10-13.

The children are now in the custody of Summit County Children Service’s.

According to the Summit County Medical Examiner, Landino suffered from blunt force injuries.

Marshall is being held on a $1 million bond.

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