UPDATED | Two arrests made in Youngstown homicide


Police have made two arrests in connection with the city’s most recent homicide.

Larry Blue has been charged with aggravated murder and Kadijah Payden-Biggs has been charged with complicity to aggravated robbery. No ages were released. Both will appear today in Youngstown Municipal Court for video arraignments.

It was early Friday afternoon when 53-year-old David Stokes was shot and killed in the Rockford Village housing development on the city’s East Side. Another man, Matthew Sharp, also of Columbiana County, was wounded but not killed.

Police went to work investigating the murder immediately, reviewing surveillance footage from areas where the shooters were thought to have been.

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