murder

Tom Puckett
March 04, 2020 - 3:55 pm
Montek Mastin sentenced for a fatal 2018 sentencing.
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Tom Puckett
February 20, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Teen charged with killing coach faces new charges in superseding indictment.
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Corner of Best Street and Grape Street in City of Buffalo. Home on right was site of deadly shooting on July 2, 2018 which took the life of a 54-year-old Yvette Johnson and her 17-month-old grandson, Kyrie. July 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 18, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The verdict in the trial of a man accused of the 2018 double-murder on Grape Street in Buffalo will be read on Tuesday morning.
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Nathaniel Baker
WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 10:19 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was arrested and charged with second degree murder after he killed a two-year-old child on Tuesday. DA John Flynn and Captain Jeff Rinaldo are announcing the arraignment of 23-year-old Nathaniel Baker for 2nd Degree murder. It’s alleged that Baker beat 2-year-...
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WBEN Newsroom
December 23, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A jury convicted two men in connection with a homicide in 2018. A jury found 28-year-old Montek Mastin of Buffalo guilty of second degree murder and criminal possession of weapon and 24-year-old Jamal Young of Buffalo of criminal possession of a weapon. He was acquitted of murder...
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Tom Puckett
November 06, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Falls man has been indicted in the stabbing death of his ex girlfriend. 44-year-old Keith Sparks of Niagara Falls was arraigned Monday on an indictment charging him with one count of Murder in the Second Degree. Sparks is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend, 38-year-old...
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Yuriy Bruks appears in Erie County Court, where he was arraigned on murder charges from August 4. October 15, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 15, 2019 - 10:21 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The man accused of killing his wife and fleeing to Mexico was arraigned on second degree murder charges on Tuesday morning. Yuriy Bruks, 35, allegedly bludgeoned his wife, Tetiana, at their home on Raymond Avenue in Cheektowaga on August 4. Law enforcement said Bruks...
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111 Ebling Avenue in Tonawanda, where 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci were killed and her two children were shot. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
October 04, 2019 - 2:28 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - Town of Tonawanda Police and the FBI held a press conference Friday afternoon to announce an increased award for information regarding the murder of Danielle Cretacci . The Town of Tonawanda Police Department and FBI are announcing an increase in reward money (up to $25,000 in...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Tom Puckett
September 25, 2019 - 12:38 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - A Buffalo man is charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Town of Tonawanda man over the weekend. 39-year-old Jevon Gaiter is charged with the fatal stabbing of 59-year-old Mark Bottita in the vicinity of Tonawanda and Vulcan Streets in the Town of Tonawanda...
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Tom Puckett
August 16, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) UPDATE: Buffalo Police announced Sunday that autopsy results on the deceased woman discovered following Friday's standoff, show she died of wounds sustained by a sharp object. Buffalo police have arrested an individual and charged him with murder in the 2nd degree following a...
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