Troopers: Lyons man dies after being beaten with wooden board

July 23, 2018 07:55 AM

A man has been arrested after State Police say he beat another man to death with a 2x4 wooden board.

Martin Smallwood, 32, of Lyons, is facing charges after troopers say he got into a fight with Camilo Robledo, also of Lyons, in a parking lot on Water Street around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Troopers say Smallwood beat Robledo with his fist several times before he started to beat him with the 2x4. 

Robledo, 42, died at Newark-Wayne Hospital.

Smallwood was arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter and first-degree assault. He was arraigned and remanded to the Wayne County Jail without bail. 

The investigation is ongoing.


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