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Newark Man Charged with Murder of Irvington, Flemington Residents

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Authorities announced that a 33-year-old city man accused of killing a 24-year-old Irvington man and a 27-year-old Flemington woman in August, has been charged.

According to officials, on Aug. 19th at approximately 11:53 p.m., Newark police responded to Willoughby Street where they found Robert Harrison Jr., 24, of Irvington and Jessica Tosco, 27, of Flemington suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene. Tosco was transported to the hospital where she died on Aug. 21st at approximately 2:51 p.m.

According to authorities, Earl Behlin, 33, of Newark, has been charged with both the murder of Harrison and Tosco.

He has also been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Behlin is currently being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility on a $2 million dollar, cash only, bail.