An apparent friend or family member of the victim said, “I love you too because I love even my enemies.”
A morning television initial appearance was ready to start when Franklin asked for, and received, a continuance. The appearance was re-scheduled for 2:30 p.m. and occurred in open court.
Yates was picked up about 9:30 p.m. at West 39th Street and West Avenue on Friday night. A car was also towed from the scene to the Ashtabula Police Department.