Summary of Offense:
On August 27, 1994, Treesh murdered 58-year-old Henry Dupree, and attempted to murder 42-year-old Louis Lauver at an adult bookstore in Cleveland. Mr. Dupree was the security guard, and Mr. Lauver was a sales clerk in the bookstore. Treesh and an accomplice, Benjamin Brooks, robbed the bookstore in order to buy crack cocaine. During the robbery, Treesh fatally shot Mr. Dupree twice in the chest at close-range and shot Mr. Lauver in the jaw and forearm, leaving him seriously wounded.