Funeral services held for Niles beating victim

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NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – A funeral service was held Tuesday morning in Niles for the woman fatally beat to death in Niles on Tuesday, March 31.

Friends and family gathered at Mount Carmel Church to say their final goodbyes to Mrs. Belcastro, who was 94 years old.

A relative found Mrs. Belcastro beaten to death inside her Cherry Avenue home.

Prosecutors have charged 15-year-old Jacob Larosa with aggravated murder in connection with the case.

Larosa is expected to appear in court Friday for a plea hearing, the juvenile court’s version of an arraignment.

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