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Trenton Man Arrested for the Murder of 29-Year-Old

By rlsmetro on

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced today that an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force resulted in an arrest this morning of a Trenton man for the March 25, 2020 murder of Yuell Moore.

According to officials, Ravel Stokes, 25, of Trenton is charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. 

According to Police, at approximately 2:30 p.m. on March 25, 2020, Trenton police responded to the first block of Hudson Street on a report of a shooting in progress. Upon arrival, they located the victim, later identified as Moore, 29, laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that Stokes was taken into custody without incident Friday morning at his Oakland Street residence. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion to detain Stokes pending trial.