Man charged in beating death of man in Allegheny County

Man charged in beating death of man in Allegheny County

Police have charged Lamont Wilford, 48, in the beating death of 50-year-old Eric Henderson in Harrison Township on Nov. 23, 2019. (Photo: Allegheny County Police)

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man has been charged in the beating death of a man in Harrison Township that happened in November.

Lamont Wilford, 48, was arrested on Nov. 27 on a previously issued warrant and taken into Allegheny County Jail. On Thursday, he was charged with criminal homicide.

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Police said on Nov. 23 around 4:47 p.m. they responded to a report of a man beaten along Spruce Street. They said they found Eric Henderson, 50, lying on the sidewalk.

Henderson was taken to a hospital, but died from his injuries.

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