Trial for 2013 Warwick City Park murder suspect begins

Warwick police share this booking photo of Michael Soares.

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — The trial for a man accused of brutally murdering a 66-year-old man nearly a decade ago in Warwick has begun.

Police said that Michael Soares, who’s from Pawtucket, killed John “Jack” Fay back in May 2013 at Warwick City Park.

Fay was going for a morning run in the park when he was violently murdered with a sledgehammer, police said. His body was found in a trash can.

Soares was arrested in February 2019 and charged with one count of murder.

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