Joshua Higgins, 19, of Newark, who is charged with felony murder, robbery, and firearms offenses in connection with the shooting, pleaded not guilty on Thursday. He is being held on $500,000 bail.
Two suspects have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man who was trying to protect his wife in Jersey City this past weekend.
Early reports said a man who fell onto the third rail and died at the Bellmore Long Island Rail Road station had suffered a seizure, but police said Saturday evening that he was attacked.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says 30-year-old Randy Manning of Brooklyn faces numerous charges — including felony murder and witness tampering — in the death of Rhian H. Stoute, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident who performed under the name Kampane.
Prosecutors say Bonilla strangled Derrick West Harris of Newark, a 51-year-old barber who’d been brought to the Delaney Hall correctional facility two days earlier in May 2009 for unpaid traffic tickets.