Two Arrested In Beating Death

Fight August 1st in Buffalo left one person dead

Richard Root
August 15, 2017 - 3:21 am

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police announced the arrest of two suspects in connection with the death of a beating victim.

Police say a fight between three people occurred August 1, 2017 on Niagara Street near Massachusetts Avenue.

39 year old Jessica Garcia of Buffalo was taken to ECMC as a result and later died.

Detectives arrested 22 year old Freddie Cortez and 23 year old Michelis Romero, both of Buffalo.  They are charged with manslaughter in the second degree.

Det. Sgt. Bill Cooley and his squad led the investigation.  

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