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Jersey Metropolis fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania for Might homicide – New Jersey 101.5 FM


JERSEY CITY — After greater than 4 months, authorities on Saturday captured the person they imagine is chargeable for the stabbing demise of a person on a metropolis avenue, a state’s width away from the crime.

According to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Allentown, Pa. police arrested Sean Williams, 33, of Jersey Metropolis with out incident round 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Williams had been thought-about a fugitive from justice in reference to the demise of fellow Jersey Metropolis resident Jawon Purcell, 28, in that metropolis on Might 29, the prosecutor’s workplace stated.

Officers who responded to a report of a battle on Bostwick Avenue that day discovered Purcell unresponsive and affected by “a number of obvious stab wounds,” in keeping with police.

Purcell was pronounced lifeless on the scene. The native medical expert’s workplace decided the demise to be a murder.

Williams is charged with first-degree homicide, third-degree possession of a weapon for an illegal objective, and fourth-degree illegal possession of a weapon.

A previous connection between the 2 males, if any, was not made public.

As of Monday, Williams was being held in Pennsylvania on further fees, which Hudson County prosecutors didn’t specify, pending an extradition listening to to deliver him again to New Jersey.

Prosecutor Esther Suarez credited the NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Activity Power of america Marshals Service for its involvement within the investigation.

Patrick Lavery is a reporter and anchor for New Jersey 101.5. You’ll be able to attain him at [email protected]

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