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3 defendants held without bond in detective's shooting death

3 defendants held without bond in detective's shooting death
This image provided by Easterling Studios shows Dayton Police Det. Jorge Del Rio. Authorities say a Del Rio, who was shot in the face Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, while serving a drug-related warrant died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, after being taken off life support. Police say detectives announced themselves as law enforcement officers before entering the house and Del Rio was shot entering a basement. (Easterling Studios via AP)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A magistrate has ordered that three men charged in the death of an Ohio police detective remain in federal detention without bond, pending a Nov. 19 hearing.

Authorities say 55-year-old Jorge Del Rio was shot in the face Monday while working with a federal drug taskforce serving a search warrant in Dayton. He died Thursday.

On Friday, federal authorities added charges that could bring death sentences if the defendants are convicted.

Thirty-nine-year-old Nathan Goddard is charged with intentionally killing an officer aiding a federal criminal investigation. Forty-year-old Lionel Combs III and 39-year-old Cahke Cortner were charged with causing death with a firearm during a drug trafficking or violent crime.

Goddard and Combs will get court-appointed attorneys. Cortner's lawyer, Dennis Lieberman, says Cortner had a gun legally and didn't fire it.

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