Men accused in brutal beating back in court
Two men accused of brutally beating a man outside a Yonkers bar were back in court today.
Robert Lopez, 50, died last week after he was beaten and kicked outside Sal?s bar on Nepperhan Avenue.
Lopez was the brother of longtime mayoral aide Lorraine Lopez.
The two suspects, Benis Melendez and James McGeechan, have been charged with assault.
The case was adjourned until later this month, when persecutors say the charges could be upgraded to homicide.
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