Jury finds Youngstown man guilty of fatally beating his wife

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Jason Hymes, Sr. faced charges of murder, felonious assault and domestic violence for the death of his wife

A jury in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court found a Youngstown man guilty of murder in the beating death of his wife.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A jury in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court found a Youngstown man guilty of murder in the beating death of his wife.

Jason Hymes, Sr., 46, was found guilty after a two-day trial before Judge Anthony D’Apolito. He faced charges of murder, felonious assault and domestic violence for the death of his wife, Ryan Weaver-Hymes.

Police said Hymes beat the woman February 13 at a North Side Youngstown bar then later at their Alameda Avenue home.

Weaver-Hymes died two days later from her injuries.

Sentencing has not been set yet.

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