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Category Archives: Homicide

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Newark, NJ Woman Accused of Murder Dies in Essex County Jail

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Newark Homicide Suspect Dies While Detained in Essex County Correctional Facility on Murder Charges A Newark, NJ woman charged with murder and criminal weapons offenses recently died while she was being held at the Essex County Jail. The suspect, 30-year-old Turqoise Williams, was incarcerated in the Essex County Correctional Facility while prosecutors decided how to… Continue Reading

Alleged Burglar Killed by Homeowner in Belleville, New Jersey

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Belleville, NJ Authorities: Home Invasion Suspect Shot with Own Gun Essex County police are looking into a Belleville, NJ home invasion that teft the alleged burglar dead. The burglary incident happened on Halloween night, at around 10:00 p.m. The suspect, 42-year-old Michael Ridley, entered a house on Berton Place in Belleville, New Jersey and got… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Man Wins Appeal, Will Be Re-Sentenced in Homicide Case

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A Newark man convicted in the violent kidnapping and murder of a Green Brook, New Jersey woman has won an appeal that calls for him to be re-sentenced. In 2008, the suspect reportedly kidnapped the 35-year-old victim during a robbery attempt. The suspect was reportedly having an affair with the victim and learned that her… Continue Reading

Newark Police Investigate Two Fatal Shootings

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Police in Newark, NJ are investigating two separate shootings that resulted in the deaths of a man and a woman. The first shooting occurred just after 7:00 p.m. on the 300 block of Irvine Turner Boulevard in Newark, New Jersey. The victim was walking on the street when someone shot and killed him. At the… Continue Reading

Belleville Man Allegedly Killed Former NJ Corrections Officer

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A Belleville, NJ could be headed to prison if he is convicted of killing a retired New Jersey corrections officer. The homicide suspect is a 35-year-old Belleville man. According to authorities, the suspect used a firearm to shoot and kill his friend in Burlington County, NJ. In January 2016, the suspect and the 68-year-old victim… Continue Reading

Newark Police Investigate Fatal Shooting of Men in Parked Car

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Police in Newark, NJ are looking into the fatal shooting of two Essex County men who were sitting inside a parked vehicle. The violent incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. The victims, a 33-year-old East Orange resident and a 26-year-old Newark resident, were reportedly seated in a car parked on the 400 block of Irvine… Continue Reading

East Orange, NJ Man Stabbed to Death on City Street

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East Orange, NJ police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a local man during the late-night hours. The victim was a 21-year-old man from East Orange in Essex County, New Jersey. According to law enforcement officials, the victim was walking along the 100 block of Park Avenue at around 1:00 a.m. when someone violently attacked… Continue Reading

Woman Allegedly Kills Son with Knife in East Orange, NJ

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East Orange, NJ police are investigating the death of a local man. Authorities allege that the victim was stabbed by his mother during a violent dispute. The victim, a 21-year-old resident of East Orange, reportedly got into a verbal argument with his 37-year-old mom shortly after 1:00 a.m. at a home located on the 100… Continue Reading

Brothers Killed in Shooting in Newark’s Ironbound Area

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Police in Newark NJ are investigating a shooting that resulted in two brothers being killed. The fatal shooting happened in the Ironbound area of Newark in Essex County, NJ. The victims, a 22-year-old man and a 25-year-old man, were brothers who lived in Newark, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the brothers got into an… Continue Reading

Newark Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder in Irvington, NJ

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A Newark, NJ man convicted of murder may be spending the rest of his life behind bars in NJ State Prison. The suspect, a 30-year-old man from Newark, was accused of killing the owner of a store on Myrtle Avenue in Irvington, New Jersey. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect and three… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Police Look for Homicide Suspect

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A Newark New Jersey man was murdered in a violent shooting on a city street. The shooting occurred during the early morning hours on the 100 block of North 5th Street in Newark, NJ. The Newark Police Department received a report about gunshots fired and sent police officers to the area to investigate. When Newark… Continue Reading

Orange NJ Police Investigate Homicide Outside White Castle

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Police officers are looking into a fatal shooting near a White Castle restaurant located in Orange, NJ. The violent shooting happened around 11:00 p.m. on the 200 block of Scotland Road in Orange, New Jersey. Someone used a firearm to shoot the victim as he walked along the street. After being shot, the victim went… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Police Search for Suspects in Fatal Quadruple Shooting

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Newark law enforcement is currently investigating a quadruple shooting that resulted in one person tragically dying. The violent incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in Newark’s South Ward. The Newark Police Department got a call about gunshots fired on the 700 block of South 19th Street in the South Ward. The shooter reportedly used a handgun… Continue Reading

NJ State Police Arrest Massachusetts Homicide Suspect at Newark Apartment

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New Jersey police recently arrested a Massachusetts man who allegedly murdered someone during a violent altercation. The suspect, a 44-year-old male resident of Massachusetts, allegedly got into a fight with another man at a residence in Milford, MA. The altercation become extremely violent at one point, with the suspect allegedly grabbing a kitchen knife and… Continue Reading

Newark Detectives Investigate North Ward Homicide

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Law enforcement is investigating a fatal shooting in North Ward of Newark, New Jersey. The victim was a 22-year-old resident of Newark. The Newark Police Department got a 911 call about a shooting just before midnight on the 100 block of Oraton Street in Newark, NJ. When cops arrived in the area, they saw the… Continue Reading

Essex County Authorities Try to Find Suspects in Irvington Homicide

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Irvington New Jersey police and Essex County detectives are trying to identify two men who have been identified as “persons of interest” in a recent homicide. The victim was a 42-year-old man from Irvington, New Jersey. He was shot and killed while walking down the 400 block of Grove Street in Irvington NJ on May… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Man Faces Murder Charges for Fatal Shooting in Irvington

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Police officers recently apprehended a Newark New Jersey man who allegedly murdered someone on a street in Irvington, NJ. The suspect is a 37-year-old man from Newark, New Jersey. According to Essex County authorities, the suspect used a gun to shoot and kill a 33-year-old man who was walking along a street in Irvington, NJ.… Continue Reading

Newark Police Investigating Homicide at Local Home

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Newark NJ police are investigating a homicide at a local residence. The Newark Police Department sent officers to a home located on the 400 block of Avon Avenue in Newark, New Jersey. When Newark police officers got to the scene, they entered the residence and discovered the victim’s body. Emergency medical responders pronounced the victim… Continue Reading

Police Investigate Homicide on Newark NJ Street

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Newark New Jersey law enforcement is investigating a fatal shooting. Authorities have yet to identify a suspect in the homicide. The violent incident occurred just after 8:30 p.m. on the 400 block of 18th Avenue in Newark, NJ. Two pedestrians suffered serious gunshot wounds in the shooting and were rushed to nearby University Hospital. Doctors… Continue Reading

Newark Detectives Investigate Recent Fatal Shootings

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Newark New Jersey detectives are investigating recent shootings that caused two people to die and resulting in several people sustained serious injuries. The first fatal shooting occurred a short time after 8:00 p.m. on the 1100 block of South Orange Avenue in Newark, NJ. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s, someone used a handgun to… Continue Reading