LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Niagara County District Attorney announced Thursday that Nicholas J. Bartek was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on a murder charge.

On April 2, 2021, Bartek beat 26-year-old Wayne E. Jackson of Youngstown to death in Niagara Falls. Bartek pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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