Sister, Girlfriend of Officer’s Killer Enter Guilty Pleas

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TWINSBURG, Ohio — The sister and girlfriend of a slain police officer’s murderer each plead guilty to one count of attempted obstructing justice Wednesday.

Bridget Robinson of Bedford Heights is the sister of Ashford Thompson, who is currently on death row for aggravated murder in the shooting death of Officer Josh Miktarian. Danielle Roberson was Thompson’s girlfriend at the time of the murder.

Miktarian had pulled Thompson over on suspicion of drunk driving and playing loud music when Thompson pulled out a handgun and shot Miktarian several times.

According to the affidavit the women removed a handgun from the car and attempted to remove handcuffs from Thompson with Vaseline and a black metal comb

Prosecutors also accused them of arranging for a vehicle for Thompson.

The sentencing date for the women has yet to be determined.

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