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New trial granted in homicide case

Defendant claims self defense

A state appeals court has overturned a homicide conviction in Ontario County and ordered a new trial. Jeffrey A. Salone Jr. was convicted in May 2019 of first-degree manslaughter. Salone was originally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter. Salone is accused of killing Jawuan Brumfield in Geneva in September 2018 when Brumfield tried to rob him. Brumfield ...