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Uncle, Nephew Found Guilty of Neptune Township Murder

Neptune Township

By: Yuritza Arroyo

 Monmouth county authorities announced that a Jury has returned guilty verdicts against an uncle and his nephew in connection with a November 2018 murder of a Neptune Township man.

According to officials, following a trial before Monmouth County Superior Court,  Marcus Morrisey, 52, of Eatontown, and Danron Morrisey, 30, of Neptune Township, were found guilty of Murder, Felony Murder, Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

Officials say Marcus Morrisey was also found guilty of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (a stun gun) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. All charges connected with the death of Randolph Goodman Jr., 43, of Neptune Township.

According to Neptune Township Police, officers responded to a call for shots fired at approximately 9:21 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018, outside a residence in the 1000 block of  Old Corlies Avenue.  

Police say officers arrived to find Goodman having sustained a gunshot to the abdomen.

Goodman was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

A joint investigation was immediately launched by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Neptune Township Police Department.

According to authorities, as a result of the investigation, it was determined that the defendants were responsible for the shooting, and they were charged accordingly.

Sentencing has been scheduled for Thursday, July 13, 2023.