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Brick Township Teen Sentenced for Aggravated Manslaughter in Death of his Father

Brick Township

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on December 8, Ibrahim Khater, 15, of Brick Township, was sentenced to 11 years to the custody of the Juvenile Justice Commission as a result of his previously entered guilty plea to Aggravated Manslaughter, relative to the death of his father, Mohammed Khater, on January 16, in Brick Township. 

Prosecutor Billhimer states that Ibrahim Khater was likewise sentenced in connection with his previously entered guilty pleas of Aggravated Assault, Throwing Bodily Fluids at a Law Enforcement Officer and an unrelated Robbery offense for which he had previously pled guilty and was originally sentenced to probation.

According to Prosecutor Billhimer, on January 16, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Officers of the Brick Township Police Department responded to a residence in reference to a 911 call for an apparent stabbing. 

Prosecutor Billhimer said that the responding officers found Mohammed Khater, 38, of Brick Township, with a stab wound to the right side of his abdomen. 

Mr. Khater was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. 

An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Brick Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit revealed that Ibrahim Khater was responsible for his father’s death. 

According to Prosecutor Billhimer, on January 16, Ibrahim Khater was taken into custody and has been lodged in a Juvenile Detention Center since his apprehension.

The two Aggravated Assault charges and the Throwing of Bodily Fluids at a Law Enforcement Officer charge arose out of incidents that occurred while Khater has been lodged at the Ocean County Juvenile Detention Center.