Bond set at $100K for Youngstown man accused of fatal beating

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Bond was set at $100,000 for a Youngstown man accused of severely beating his wife who later died.

Jason Hymes, Sr. is charged with two counts of murder, one count of felonious assault and one count of domestic violence. 

Investigators said he attacked his wife, Ryan, at Topsy’s Lounge in Youngstown. At one point, they say he hit the woman’s head against the bed of a pickup truck.

Ryan suffered a brain injury after the alleged assault and died at the hospital.

Hymes pleaded not guilty to the charges in court on Tuesday. 

A trial date was set for April 29. 

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