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Image Shows Final Minutes of "Uggie's" Life as Essex Authorities Press to Find His Killer

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Newark – Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program has agreed to offer up to $20,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of Eric “Uggie’’ Bowens, 44, of Newark.

A reward for $10,000 has previously been offered.

Bowens was found in the 200 block of Bergen Street in Newark on Monday, Nov. 7 suffering from a gunshot wound at approximately 10:57 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m. November 7th was his 44th birthday.

Authorities said the above image is a photo of Bowens that was taken on November 7, shortly before he was killed.

Anyone who had contact with him on November 7th is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.