Wed 11:11 a.m.: Man charged in Warren homicide

WARREN – City police this morning charged a local man with murder in the stabbing death Dwayne Hickman, whose body was found at his Williamsburg Street home March 25.

Richard A. Clark, 39, of Warren is scheduled to be arraigned later today on a felony one murder charge. He is also facing a felony five drug possession charge.

Police found the body of Dwayne Hickman, 49, at his home after a relative asked city police to check on his welfare because she had not had any contact with him for several days. Police have not yet said how they identified Clark as a murder suspect in Hickman’s death, or whether the two men knew each other.

The Trumbull County Coroner’s Office ruled Hickman’s death a homicide and found he had been stabbed multiple times.