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Edison Man Arrested for Hamilton Homicide

By rlsmetro on

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported today that an investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division has led to the arrest of an Edison man for last month’s murder of Dashawn Womack.

According to Prosecutor Onofri, George A. Briscoe, 31, was arrested Wednesday morning in Edison by members of the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force, and the Hamilton and Edison police. 

Prosecutor Onofri said that he is charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, and multiple weapons offenses. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain Briscoe pending trial.

According to Prosecutor Onofri, at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, Hamilton patrol officers located 39-year-old Womack in a parked vehicle on Rosalie Avenue, adjacent to Victor Avenue. 

He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.