Police arrest second suspect in Oneida Castle homicide

State Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the shooting death of Tyler McBain of Oneida Castle.

Posted: Aug 13, 2020 8:11 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2020 11:54 PM

State Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the shooting death of Tyler McBain of Oneida Castle.

Romero M. Collier, 23 of Syracuse, was charged with second-degree murder. He was transported to Oneida County jail for centralized arraignment.

Collier is accused of acting in concert with Travon D. Golden, 22 of Canandaigua, while robbing McBain inside his residence at 91 Seneca Ave. in Oneida Castle on Aug. 4.

Golden was charged with second-degree murder Aug. 5.

During the course of the robbery, police say McBain, 21, was shot once in the upper torso.

The two suspects left the scene in a 2017 Black Ford Explorer that eventually crashed in Waterloo.

Both suspects attempted to flee the scene. Golden was arrested at the crash site.

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