Prosecution call final witness in Stargell trial

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Prosecutors called their final witness in their case against a murder suspect Friday morning.

They are trying Anthony Stargell for the murder of Tommy Nickels.

Nickels was killed inside his South Main Street business in April 2012.  The business was then set on fire.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty should Stargell be found guilty.

The defense is expected to begin after the Labor Day holiday weekend. 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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