Suspects in Jim Brennan’s death appear in court

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The four men charged in connection with the murder of well-known Cleveland Heights restaurant owner, Jim Brennan, appeared in court Monday afternoon.

Brothers Brandon Jones, 23, and Darien Jones, 21, both of Garfield Heights; and Devon Turner, 27, of Cleveland, face charges of aggravated murder, aggravated robbery and kidnapping. Bond was set at $1 million.

Brandon Jones had worked in the kitchen at Brennan's Colony. He is now accused of killing his boss, Jim Brennan.

All three men say they are not working and do not have money to pay for an attorney.

Paul Turner, 23, is facing obstruction charges and a charge of tampering with evidence. His bond was set at $500,000.

Police Chief Jeffrey Robertson said all four have confessed to their roles in Jim Brennan's death.

Brennan, 61, of Gates Mills, was shot several times inside his restaurant, Brennan's Colony, last Monday, during a robbery and apparent struggle.

He was laid to rest Saturday.

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