Buffalo Teen Admits to Stomping of 64-year-old

Modified: April 10, 2017 4:33pm

4/10/2017

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 15-year-old Larry Durham, Jr. of Buffalo has pleaded guilty before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree.

On September 22, 2016 at 5:45 a.m. at Ellicott and Broadway, Durham, along with 18-year-old Aaron Gallon of Buffalo and 16-year-old Armontae Moss of Buffalo stomped a 64-year-old man, causing severe physical injuries that included head trauma and skull fractures.

Gallon and Moss pleaded guilty to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree on April 7, 2017.

Durham faces 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced by Justice Buscaglia on June 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Homicide squad for its thorough investigation, including Detectives Daniel Redmond, Mark White and Scott Malec and Sgt. William Cooley. DA Flynn also credits the work of the NFTA Police Department.

Assistant District Attorneys Katharine S. Lavin and Seth T. Molisani are prosecuting the case.