Ohio man to face murder charges in local case

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An Ohio man arrested in connection to two deaths in Somerset County has been brought back to our region.

Devon Wyrick, 24 of Columbus, is one of three men facing charges for the deaths of James Smith and Damian Staniszewski. 

The two men went missing in March of 2017.  Their remains were found several months later by a hunter in Conemaugh Township.  According to the Associated Press, Wyrick was arraigned on criminal homicide charges.

Samson Washington, also from Ohio, faces the same charges, and Joshua Bergmann of Cresson faces aggravated assault and kidnapping charges. 

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