Accused cop killer charged with second murder

    Jahmell Crockam has been charged with two counts of murder. The 19-year-old accused of killing Lakewood, NJ, Patrolman Christopher Matlosz has also been charged in a murder that took place in October.

     

    Crockam is being held in Ocean County jail, reports the Asbury Park Press, on $5 million bail for the murder of Maltosz and $2 million bail for the murder of Lakewood man Justin Williams.

    Crockam was an accomplice to the Williams murder, in which he and co-conspirator Darius Johnson shot Williams and dumped his body.

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