Rashid Davis pleads not guilty in murder of 83-year-old Leonard Pearson

The Union Township man charged in the robbery and murder of a senior citizen in Newark entered a not guilty plea in court today. (5/20/14)

NEWARK - The Union Township man charged in the robbery and murder of a senior citizen in Newark entered a not guilty plea in court today.

A judge also ordered a psychiatric evaluation for Rashid Davis to see if he is fit to stand trial.

The victim, 83-year-old Leonard Pearson, was found dead in his apartment.

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