Man Arrested In DeWitt Chili's Murder Once Acquitted For Manslaughter

Syracuse, N.Y. - We're learning more about the criminal background of one of the now four people charged in the tragedy this weekend at the DeWitt Chilis.

30-year-old Ryan Brown was arrested after lying to investigators in an effort to protect his mother. He is charged with  Tracy Brown is accused of providing William Wood Jr. the gun that he used to kill Stephen Gudknect and Kristopher Hicks during a Saturday morning robbery.

Court Records show that earlier this year Ryan was acquitted of manslaughter. He had been accused of getting into a fight with a man in February of 2016. Edwin Oliveras cracked his skull during that fight.   He died from complications from that injury later that year. Ultimately, Brown was found guilty of assault in April and walked free in May after being given credit for the time he had already served.

Pictured Above: Ryan Brown, 30.

53-year-old Tracy Brown and 47-year-old Ronald Green are the two others charged. They are both facing second-degree murder charges for their role in helping Wood.

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