Jury finds defendant guilty of brutal Youngstown stabbing

Lewis is on trial for the stabbing death of 53-year-old Howard Ramey, found dead in the fruit cellar of his basement

Lewis is charged in connection to the brutal stabbing death of 53-year-old Howard Ramey.


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A man was convicted of the brutal stabbing of a Youngstown man last year.

A jury found Wallace Lewis guilty of murder and tampering with evidence.

Lewis is on trial for the brutal stabbing death of 53-year-old Howard Ramey, who was found in the fruit cellar of his home on Palmer Avenue in August of 2016. Prosecutors said the victim had been stabbed more than two dozen times.

Felicia Ward and Calvin Shelton, also charged in connection with the crime, pleaded guilty earlier to kidnapping charges.

Lewis will be sentenced at a later date. He faces a possible life prison sentence.

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