Youngstown man’s sentencing in murder trial being rescheduled

Jawonn Hymes' originally charged with aggravated murder is awaiting new scheduling date

Photo taken in November 2015.


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The sentencing is being rescheduled for a Youngstown man accused of killing another man years ago.

Jawonn Hymes pleaded guilty in October to felonious assault in the death of Thomas Owens.

Owens was shot and killed in a car on Myrtle Avenue in 2015.

Hymes was originally charged with aggravated murder.

Two of Hymes’ co-defendants were already convicted.

No word on when the sentencing will take place now.

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