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.
Trial Date Set For NJ's Coldest CaseA state Superior Court judge in Newark set a May 2 trial date for Lee Evans of Irvington and his cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, who are charged with murdering five Newark teens in 1978.