Essex County officials announced today that Mr. William Manley, 48, of Newark has been charged with the murder of Mr. Terrell Malone, 28, of Toms River.
Police say Malone was shot at approximately 11:45 p.m. on Aug. 16, 2018 in the vicinity of 56 Parkhurst Street in Newark.
He was pronounced dead at University Hospital.
According to officials, Manley, who is currently in custody, has been charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, unlawful possession of weapons and possession for weapons for an unlawful purpose.
These are accusations.
All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Acting Prosecutor Stephens said, “We are pleased we were able to make an arrest in this cold case. We never gave up on this case. Now we can proceed with the quest of pursuing justice for the victim’s family.’’
“The investigation of this homicide was unrelenting and I am grateful that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force successfully identified the suspect and to brought him into custody,” Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said.