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Second Arrest in Cabbie's Murder

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An Erie County Grand Jury has handed down an indictment against a second man in connection with the murder of a cab driver.

16 year old Sean Austin is charged with murder and robbery for his role in the murder of Mazen Abdallah back on March 6th. Abdallah was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his cab. 17 year old Maurice Howie is also charged in the murder.

District Attorney Frank Sedita says Austin and Howie were part of a group who robbed taxi drivers and pizza delivery drivers at gunpoint over a three month period.

Also charged are 17 year old Dequan Bailey, who is accused of one count of first degree robbery and five counts of second degree robbery; 17 year old Devante Wells, charged with two counts of second degree robbery; and 19 year old Rokym Knox, charged with two counts of second degree robbery.