- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 20-year-old western New York man is facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a Vietnam veteran.

Andre Johnson of Buffalo is indicted on two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree robbery in the attack on 70-year-old Robert Bennett.

Bennett was found dead in his house on March 29, after a next-door relative had looked in a window and noticed he had been on a couch for hours and had not moved.

Johnson was arrested June 3 and is being held at Erie County Jail. He’s to be arraigned in state Supreme Court on Thursday.

Bennett’s son says his father served several tours of duty in Vietnam during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide