The victim was found by police who were investigating a reported shooting at 305 Smyser Street around 11:25 p.m.
The homicide stemmed from a robbery attempt involving a quantity of marijuana, according to city police.
With the assistance of US Marshals, Ryan Strada, age 20 of York, and his younger brother; Nicholas Strada, age 17 of York, have been arrested in connection with the homicide.
Ryan Strada is charged with the following offenses:
- F1 Criminal Homicide (two counts)
- F1 Robbery-Inflict Serious Bodily Injury
- F1 Conspiracy - Robbery-Inflict Serious Bodily Injury
- F1 Burglary - Overnight Accommodations; Person Present, Bodily Injury Crime
- F1 Conspiracy - Burglary - Overnight Accommodations; Person Present, Bodily Injury Crime
He is being held in York County prison without bail per the state law in cases of homicide.
His preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 28 at 8:55 a.m.
He was out on bail regarding pending felony charges for attempted armed robbery at the time of the murder, according to court documents. He also has a pending plea court date scheduled in June for drug charges in 2020.
Nicholas Strada is charged with the following offenses:
- F1 Criminal Homicide
His hearing date and complete list of charges has not been made public.
Nicolas Strada is a minor but per state law he has been charged as an adult because this is a homicide.
This is the fifth marijuana related homicide in the City of York since 2017, according to police.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234.
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