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Published: Saturday, 12/21/2013

Prosecutors: 4 men charged with murder, conspiracy in deadly carjacking at upscale New Jersey mall

ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEWARK, N.J. — Authorities say four men have been charged with murder, conspiracy and other counts in a deadly carjacking outside an upscale mall in northern New Jersey.

The suspects were identified Saturday as 29-year-old Hanif Thompson, of Irvington; 31-year-old Karif Ford, of Newark; 32-year-old Basim Henry, of Newark; and 33-year-old Kevin Roberts, of Newark.

They are accused in the Dec. 15 carjacking and killing of Dustin Friedland outside The Mall at Short Hills.

The four have been charged with murder, felony murder, carjacking, conspiracy, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. They were arrested overnight and are being held on $2 million bail.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray attributes the swift arrest to “good old-fashioned police work” and leads from the public.



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