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Suspect in Boardman killing asks for mental health court | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff photos / Ed Runyan Michael N. Bruno, 49, sits during his arraignment hearing in Mahoning County Area Court in Boardman. He was being arraigned Tuesday by video from the Mahoning County jail. Several deputies are shown around him. BOARDMAN — Michael N. Bruno, 49, tried to plead guilty, asked to go to mental health court, apologized and said, “I’m very confused,” when he was arraigned on a charge of aggravated murder Tuesday in Mahoning County Area Court. Bruno is a former deputy with the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office who began as a reserve deputy in 1995 and became a full-time deputy in April 2000. He retired in November 2006. He is char...