Lee Evans, NJ Man Acquitted In Murder Of 5 Teens, SuesLee Evans filed a civil suit in Superior Court in Newark against the Essex County prosecutor's office, the Newark Police Department and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
Lee Evans Acquitted Of Murdering 5 Newark Teens In 1978Jurors found Lee Evans not guilty of ten murder-related charges.
Judge Denies Mistrial Motion In NJ Missing Teens Case From 30 Years AgoThe trial of a New Jersey man accused of murdering five Newark teenagers more than 30 years ago was marked by tense and emotional exchanges Tuesday.
Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of Man Charged In 1978 Newark MurdersLee Evans and and his cousin are accused of luring the boys on Aug. 20, 1978 to an abandoned house, locking them inside and setting the home on fire.
Philander Hampton Admits To Murdering Newark Teens In 1978A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering five teenagers in 1978 in what was one of the state's longest-running cold cases.
Suspect In 1978 Newark Killings Free On BailLee Evans, charged with killing five teenage boys, including Michael McDowell , in Newark 32 years ago, posted bail and walked away from the Essex County Jail on Friday.
N.J. Murder Suspect May Be Freed ThursdayOne of two men accused of killing five Newark teenagers more than three decades ago may walk out of Essex County Jail soon.
Victim's Family Angered By Decision In NJ Cold CaseFamily members of Michael McDowell -- one of 5 teenagers killed in Newark more than 30 years ago -- are angry and devastated that bail was reduced for the man who is charged with the murders.