North Harris Avenue Early Morning Shooting Brings Columbus' Homicide Rate For 2017 To 131 By Jim Letizia • Dec 13, 2017 A double-shooting early this morning on the west side has left one person dead and another seriously injured. Defendant In Local Torture Case Gets 50 Year Prison Sentence By Jim Letizia • Apr 20, 2017 Columbus Division of Police One of the the people charged with kidnapping and torturing three people in the basement of a Hilltop home in 2013 has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Suspect In Hilltop Torture Case Sentenced By Jim Letizia • Sep 30, 2015 The third man convicted of torturing a couple in a Hilltop home will spend nearly four decades behind bars. Three Suspects In Hilltop Torture Case Convicted By Jim Letizia • Aug 14, 2015 Three of the four suspects accused of kidnapping and torturing a couple in the basement of a Hilltop heroin house have been convicted. Third Person Sentenced In 2014 Hilltop Torture Case By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2015 Columbus Division of Police A Franklin County judge this morning sentenced a drug dealer convicted this week in the kidnapping and torture of three people to 95 years in prison. Bonds Set For Suspects In Hilltop Assaults By Jim Letizia • Jun 27, 2014 Bonds were set yesterday at 1.8 million dollars for each of the three people charged with torturing, robbing, and sexually assaulting a couple this week at a home on the Hilltop. Several People Charged With Assaulting Couple At Hilltop Home By Jim Letizia • Jun 26, 2014 Columbus Division of Police Columbus police have arrested three people who allegedly sexually assaulted and tortured a couple at a home on the Hilltop.