A South Jersey man already serving a life term for killing a police officer has received the same sentence in an unrelated slaying.
A 20-year-old New Jersey man convicted of killing a Lakewood police officer has been sentenced to life in prison.
The young police officer eased his cruiser down the street on the afternoon of Jan. 14, 2011, rolling up alongside a younger man he wanted to speak to about something.
Hours before the funeral of New Jersey police officer, the teenager suspected of shooting him to death was charged with a different murder.
Hundreds of officers from around the state lined the parking lot of a funeral home in Howell Township where the wake for Lakewood Patrolman Christopher Matlosz was being held Wednesday.
The man accused of gunning down a New Jersey police officer is scheduled to make his first appearance in court Tuesday.
His colleagues will hold a candlelight vigil Monday night for slain Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz.
Jahmell W. Crockam (photo) is accused of shooting Lakewood Patrolman Christopher Matlosz Friday afternoon after the officer drove up to him and began to question him.
Police signed murder charges Saturday against a 19-year-old man they accuse of fatally shooting a New Jersey police officer who had driven up beside him and started to question him.