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Police arrest suspect in Newark murder

Jalil Teal, 20, who also uses the name Taheemen Green, is wanted for the murder or Nii Sowah.
August 27, 2010 7:54:23 PM PDT
Authorities in Essex County have arrested a man they believe is a suspect in a Newark murder.

Jalil Teal, 20, who also uses the name Taheemen Green, was wanted for the murder or Nii Sowah.

Sowah, 24, was fatally shot at approximate 2:43 p.m. on Wednesday in the 100 block of Mapes Avenue in Newark. He was pronounced dead at University Hospital.

Teal was arrested by the US Marshals with help from the FBI at approximately 6 pm tonight at a hotel on Route 1 and 9 in Elizabeth. He is being held on $750,000 bail.


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