>>a man is being charged with loitering near after what authorities called a senseless killing of a homeless man in reading.
>>good evening once again, i'm wendy davis ron has the night off authorities say a homeless man was beaten and left to die during a drug deal in reading.
>>police found a man's body last year.
They say witnesses spoke up leading to charges being filed today wfmz is tom rader.
>>is live outside the county services center with the story tom.
>>when the dish attorney john adams spoke today about well over a dozen homicide cases from last year this being one of them and he credited eyewitnesses as well as family members of the victim coming forward and helping with this case.
>>26 year-old dustin appling of reading is charged with first second and third-degree murder in the killing of a homeless man this was a senseless senseless act of violence investigators describe a drug deal gone wrong in april of last year that left 58 year-old glenn anders bruised beaten and dead on the steps of a vacant home, the initial officer who.
Responded to the scene observed in documented that the male was the victim of an assault.
Having a breeze back in blue face authorities say appling sold and are synthetic marijuana then tried to take it back with that refunding his money then repeatedly punched and kicked the victim was saying.
The altercation happened in the 300 block of heckman scored in reading an alley behind mulberry street anders died of head trauma berks county district attorney john adams says witness testimony and the family members of the victim coming forward led to these charges they were very helpful and as a result of the spring on the investigation, individuals step forward told us what they heard.
What the small and what they knew.
>>what police tell us appling was already in custody on unrelated