Man found guilty in Youngstown murder

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A Mahoning County jury needed less than three hours Monday to find a Youngstown man guilty of murder.

Lamar Reese is one of two men charged in the Sept. 16, 2011, shooting death of 17-year-old Josh Davis on the city’s South Side. During the trial last week, witnesses testified it appeared the murder followed a robbery.

Gang member accused in two murders.

Reese could be sentenced to life in prison when he is sentenced in a couple months. He was found guilty of aggravated murder and robbery.

Reese’s trial was delayed earlier this month when he offered to take a polygraph test. Prosecutors had said that if Reese passed, they might have considered dropping the charges.

The other suspect, Frankie Hudson, is set to go on trial in late June.

blog comments powered by Disqus