Fox 8 News reports that three audio tape statements that "Craigslist Killing" suspect Brogan Rafferty gave to police were played in a hearing on Thursday at Summit County Court of Common Pleas.
According to his lawyer, Rafferty "was coerced by investigators and a public defender who failed to properly research the case before plea negotiations."
Attorneys claimed Rafferty was questioned by a public defender and authorities without his parents or an attorney present after he was .
But, despite the request, three of the statements were played Thursday afternoon.
In the tapes, Fox 8 reports that Rafferty said, "I did not shoot anyone, sir.”
Watch the Fox 8 video to hear a portion of the audio tapes.
. If convicted, Rafferty could face life in prison.