facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Death of homeless man downtown ruled murder, city's 4th



Published: Fri, May 30, 2014 @ 9:55 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN

Police say a homeless man who was found dead late Wednesday evening died after being knocked unconscious and falling face first into a puddle, where he drowned.

Detectives arrested Jayjuane Hardy, 40, who is also homeless, on a murder charge late today in the death of 55-year-old Robert Syster. Hardy is being held in the Mahoning County jail pending his arraignment in municipal court.

Syster was found by another homeless person just after 10 p.m. Wednesday face down in a puddle behind a parking lot on Front Street downtown. His death is the city’s fourth homicide of the year.

Read more about the death in Saturday's Vindicator or on Vindy.com.


Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes | Pittsburgh International Airport