Baker murder trial underway in Mahoning County


YOUNGSTOWN — Prosecutors said in opening statements in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court that Dashonti Baker killed Rae’venna Faircloth-Thomas nearly two years ago because of a property dispute.

Baker, 26, is charged with aggravated murder for the death of Faircloth-Thomas, 24, who was found shot six times inside an SUV on Oneta Street on the West Side on June 23, 2017.

Jury selection began Monday before Judge Anthony Donofrio.

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