Man Accused In Jamestown Murder Scheduled To Stand Trial In November

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MAYVILLE – A City of Jamestown man accused of stabbing another man to death in 2017 is scheduled to stand trial this November in Chautauqua County Court.

Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson confirmed to WNYNewsNow Wednesday morning that the trial for Tavion L. Turner, 20, is scheduled to start Nov. 12.

Turner is charged with second-degree murder in the November 2017 stabbing death of Dyllan Ownbey, 22, of Jamestown.

Ownbey, 22, of Jamestown, was stabbed to death on November 28, 2017, after the Jamestown Police Department said he was involved in an altercation with another person on Willard Street at Peterson Street.

Turner was indicted in May in Chautauqua County Court. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on $1 million cash bail.

Chautauqua County Public Defender Ned Barone is representing Turner.

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