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Man Wanted for New Brunswick Murder Captured in Georgia

By rlsmetro on
New Brunswick

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that an Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man has been apprehended.

Officials say Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Thursday at a residence in Lithonia, Georgia by members of the U.S. Marshals then charged him with murder, attempted murder, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

An extensive search for Thompson included the coordinated efforts of the U. S. Marshals Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Brunswick Police Department according to authorities.

​Officials say Thompson is currently detained at the DeKalb County Jail in Georgia awaiting extradition to New Jersey.

According to officials investigation by Detective Kenneth Abode of the New Brunswick Police Department and Detective David Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that Thompson fatally shot Larenz Ogarro, 23, of New Brunswick on october 26 in New Brunswick.

Officials say the incident occurred shortly after a related aggravated assault by Eric “E-Z” Inman who was charged and arrested on October 27, 2018.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Abode at (732) 745-5217 or Detective Abromaitis at (732) 745- 4436.

As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Thompson and Inman are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.