Coleman guilty of murdering Dayton woman

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

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Montgomery County jury found a man guilty of murder Tuesday.

Karl Coleman was convicted of rape and murder.

He killed DeMisha Mattison, 27, in her Clover Avenue home in 2011.

He was on the run until a Crime Stoppers report led to his arrest in Cincinnati.

Sentencing is set for August 12. 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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