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Jury deliberating in trial of man charged in Whitehall beating death

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - The fate of a man accused of beating another man to death with a baseball bat is now in the hands of a jury.

Larry Yaw Jr. is accused of attacking Brian Frank inside Frank's Whitehall Township apartment in April 2016.

Investigators said Yaw was allegedly upset over a relationship a woman he was living with was having with the victim.

Yaw is facing homicide, assault and burglary charges. Prosecutors have said they plan to seek the death penalty if Yaw is convicted.

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