A Buffalo man has been charged with killing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend and assaulting the ex-girlfriend Saturday night on Berkshire Avenue, Buffalo police said.
Abouycea D. Thornton, 30, was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree assault, police said.
Officers responded to a fight on Berkshire, east of Bailey Avenue, at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
One of the victims was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where he died. Police identified him as Nicholas Grazes, 29.
Thornton beat Grazes with a metal pipe, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.
The female victim was treated for arm injuries and released, prosecutors said.
Thornton was arrested Sunday without incident, police said.
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