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Football Star, 24, Dies Of Injuries From Trenton Shooting: Prosecutor
A 24-year-old man from Mercer County died of injuries suffered in a shooting in Trenton earlier this month, authorities said.
Justin Prescott Reed, of Ewing, died on May 22, as a result of injuries he sustained in the May 14 shooting on Brunswick Avenue, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said on Wednesday, May 31.
No arrests had been made in the shooting as of press time, authorities said.
Reed was a star football player at Ewing High School. He later played football at Delaware Valley University, Monroe College and Mercer Community College, his obituary said.
He enjoyed eat…
Arrest Made In Sayreville Councilwoman's Murder
A 28-year-old Virginia man has been arrested in connection with the Feb. 1 fatal shooting of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour outside her townhouse, authorities said.
Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, VA, was arrested on Tuesday, May 30 at 10:45 a.m., according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
Bynum was taken into custody outside a residence in Chesapeake City, VA, without incident, Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said at a news conference.
Bynum was charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses, she said. Prosecutors did not say what the motive was in th…
South Jersey Driver Faces New Charge In Hit-Run Crash After 10-Year-Old Girl Dies: Prosecutor
A suspect in a hit-and-run crash involving a 10-year-old girl faces new charges after her death, authorities said.
Sierra A. Thomas, 28, of Bridgeton, was charged on Tuesday, May 30 with second-degree leaving the scene of an accident which resulted in the death of another, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.
The critically injured pedestrian, Larissa Muniz, died on Sunday, May 28 after nearly three weeks on life support, authorities said.
Larissa was struck on May 10 by an SUV while crossing East Broad Street in Bridgeton on her way to a Wawa convenience store, p…