Wells Found Guilty Of First-Degree Manslaughter

MAYVILLE – Jason Wells has been found guilty of first-degree manslaughter today in Chautauqua County Court.

Deliberations began Friday and continued this morning by a 12-panel member jury.

Wells, a former resident of Fredonia’s One Temple Square apartment complex, stabbed and beat Fisk, 81, a retired nurse and fellow One Temple Square resident and friend, to death on Feb. 4, 2010. He was 37 at the time and was charged with second-degree murder.

See the full story in Tuesday’s Post-Journal.