Jury selected in case of Youngstown brutal beating death

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Jason Hymes faces a murder charge for the death of his wife

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A jury has been selected in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for a man accused of beating his wife to death in February.

Judge Anthony D’Apolito is hearing the case against Jason Hymes, 46, who faces a murder charge for the death of his wife Ryan Weaver. 

Police said Hymes beat his wife in the parking lot of a North Side bar then continued beating her at their North Side home, where she passed out from her injuries.

She later died at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

The trial is underway.

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