Skip to main content

2019 Atlantic City Murder Suspect Captured by Police

By rlsmetro on
Atlantic City

A 32-year-old man has been charged in connection with a January 1, 2019, homicide that occurred in Atlantic City, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced. 

Officials said Mr. Khalif S. Toombs (Atlantic City, NJ) has been charged with the following offenses pertaining to the death of Lamir King:

Atlantic County officials said on January 1, 2019, the Atlantic City Police Department was dispatched to the 700 Block of North Ohio Avenue, where they located Mr. King unconscious and unresponsive inside a motor vehicle. 

According to officials, Mr. King was pronounced dead. 

A subsequent autopsy was performed where the cause of death was determined to be multiple gunshot wounds. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.

The shooter was charged and arrested for the murder of Mr. King in 2019. Mr. Toombs is currently in custody. 

If convicted of hiring another to commit murder, Mr. Toombs is subject to mandatory life imprisonment.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office was assisted in this investigation by the Atlantic City Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Anyone with information on this matter is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.