Man beaten in Chelsea with a baseball bat dies; suspect arrested in Ohio

Kamaya Farikafi, 23, of Chelsea, is being held in an Ohio jail today pending his return here to face murder charges for the death of Melvin Cortes, 32, of Everett.

Chelsea and State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charge Farikafi beat Cortes on Congress Avenue on Feb. 5. Coates died of his injuries several days later.

State Police and US marshals arrested Farikafi in the Cincinnati area yesterday, officials say.

Innocent, etc.


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