Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Interim Newark Public Safety Director Raul Malave announced today that Mr. Quadree Richardson, 24, was arrested for the murder of Rabel Ramos-Gomez.
Police said on July 17, Mr. Ramos-Gomez, 46, of Belleville, was fatally shot on the 200 block of South 10th Street while working at his corner store. Richardson, who was arrested in Kearny, has been charged with first-degree murder and two weapon offenses.
The investigation is being handled by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department.
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