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Homeless man facing manslaughter charges for beating another man to death

Posted at 10:46 PM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 04:54:13-04

A homeless man accused of beating another homeless man to death has been arrested. 

Douglas Robert Evans is facing manslaughter charges after Stuart police say they found  51-year-old John Lawson dead at a homeless camp.

On Wednesday, police closed off the wooded area near the Lowes store on Federal Highway and Indian Street, as they investigated.

Evans in being held without bond.