Coleman murder trial now scheduled for Wednesday

Karl Coleman
Karl Coleman charged with murder in Montgomery County. (Photo/Hamilton County Jail)

DAYTON , Ohio (WDTN) – A man is now set to go on trial Wednesday on charges he raped and killed a Dayton woman.

Police say Karl Coleman, 25, killed 27-year-old DeMisha Mattison in her Clover Avenue home in 2011.

The case was featured on Crime Stoppers and led to Coleman’s arrest in Cincinnati earlier this year.

He remains in jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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