Suspect arraigned in June Bardin Street homicide |

Suspect arraigned in June Bardin Street homicide

Updated: August 05, 2020 02:47 PM
Created: July 01, 2020 03:32 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police announced an arrest in the homicide on Bardin Street on Rochester’s west side from last month.

Police found 31-year-old Paris Washington dead in the backyard of a home on Bardin Street near Primrose Street on June 19.

On Wednesday, the Rochester Police Department’s SWAT team executed a warrant on a residence on Portland Avenue and arrested Olajuwon Holt, 26.

Holt was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Washington.

Police say Holt is currently on parole for a prior assault conviction and he may face more charges for violating the terms of his supervised release.

He was arraigned on the murder charges Thursday and will be held without bail until his hearing on July 6 at 1:30 p.m.

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