Short North Posse member takes responsibility for 3 murders in plea deal

Robert Wilson III

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– As part of his guilty plea for racketeering conspiracy, Robert Wilson III took responsibility for three previously unsolved murders.

Wilson pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering conspiracy in connection with a case involving the organized criminal enterprise known as the Short North Posse. The three previously unsolved murders include the death of Donathan Moon on April 16, 2007, Rodriccos Williams on November 3, 2007 and Tyrell Davis on April 25, 2008.

Wilson has already pleaded guilty for his involvement in a fourth murder.

In October 2014 Wilson was charged by a superseding indictment in which a total of 20 individuals were indicted in the racketeering case, with charges that include murders, attempted murders, drug trafficking, weapons offenses, extortion and robbery.

The parties involved have agreed to a sentencing range of 30 to 45 years in prison, which will be determined by the court at a sentencing hearing. 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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