Arrest made in Newark beating death

Lorimus Desius Lorimus Desius

November 27, 2017 11:36 AM

Police arrested a Lyons man following the death of a man beaten in Newark

Officers say 27-year-old Lorimus Desius and 27-year-old Frederick Thomas got into a fist fight on Sept. 22.  When Thomas tried to stop fighting, police say Desius continued to assault him. 

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Police say Thomas fell backwards and hit his head. He was taken to Strong Hospital where he later died. The cause of death was determined to be a fractured skull. 

Desius was arrested on Nov.21 and charged with two counts of assault. He was remanded to the Seneca County Jail on $15,000 cash/$30,000 bond bail.  Desius will reappear in Wayne County Court on Dec. 14.


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