SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has charged Louis Beaulieu with manslaughter surrounding the homicide of Nicholas Buck.
Beaulieu is facing manslaughter in the 1st degree and and criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree. Deputies say he has also been charged with assault in the 1st degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree for a separate incident that occurred in the City of Syracuse where Beaulieu assaulted a man with a baseball bat.
The victim of the assault, a friend of Buck, remains hospitalized. Based on the investigation, Buck located and confronted Beaulieu in the LeMoyne Mobile Home Park, where a fight occurred between the two, which left Buck dead.
Beaulieu has been lodged in the Justice Center and is awaiting arraignment.
Back on June 7th, Syracuse Police officers arrived at St. Joseph’s Hospital around 4:30 a.m. to find the victim dead from an apparent stab wound.
Police say the victim was dropped off at the hospital by a private vehicle, and the incident might have occurred somewhere off Lemoyne Avenue in the Town of Salina.
From there the Onondaga County Sheriff took over the investigation and determined the incident took place at the LeMoyne Mobile Home Park.