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Man Accused of Killing Brendan Tevlin Indicted in Point Pleasant Beach Robbery

By kcora on
Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey

Ali Muhammad Brown, man accused of killing Brendan Tevlin last year, was indicted in Point Pleasant Beach robbery that occurred just four days after the fatal shooting.

Last Thursday, Ali Muhammad Brown, 30, of Seattle, was indicted on robbery, aggravated assault and related offenses.

According to reports, on June 29, 2014, the victim was sitting in front of Green Planet Coffee on Arnold Avenue around 8 a.m., when the robber, Brown, pointed a handgun at him and demanded his wallet and keys. After handing over the requested items, robber fled. 

Brown was arrested on July 18, 2014 when police found him living in a makeshift campsite in West Orange.

Brown has been connected to a series of robberies in New Jersey, including Tevlin who was killed. Brown later told investigators he killed Tevlin as an act of "vengeance" for innocent lives lost in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.

He is currently in custody at the Essex County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5 million bail.