22-year-old faces murder charge in Lawrence court Friday

22-year-old faces murder charge in Lawrence court Friday

LAWRENCE, Mass. — An Amesbury man is set to be arraigned on murder charges.

Niko Bianco, 22, is responsible for the death of a man found dead in a parking lot in Lawrence last month, according to police.

Ellis Wright, 48, was found dead on June 19 with a gun lying nearby.

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Police say the followed a blood trail through the neighborhood.

Bianco was arrested a few days later in New Hampshire.

Bianco was extradited to Massachusetts and will face a murder charge in Lawrence District Court.