George Hiotis

Guilty Plea In Case of Burned and Beaten Woman

by George Hiotis on September 26, 2012 at 12:14 pm

A Canton woman charged in connection with the death of 29-year-old Celeste Fronsman, also of Canton, enters a plea in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court. 20-year-old Katrina Culberson went before Judge Kelly Cottrill Wednesday and entered a plea of guilty to charges of aggravated murder with no death specification, kidnapping and aggravated arson in Fronsman’s death. On August 26th Fronsman was found naked, beaten and burned on State Route 208 near Adamsville. She later died of her injuries. Two other suspects in the case, 24-year-old Monica Washington and Lafonse Dixon both pleaded not guilty to charges in the case. Their bond is set at 5 million dollars each.