Second suspect in fatal carjacking appears in court

    The second suspect in a fatal Atlantic City carjacking appeared in court today, one day after turning himself into police.

    The Press of Atlantic City reports 20-year-old Eric Darden of Camden appeared in court without an attorney today.  According to the report, Darden informed the judge he would be applying for a public defender.

    Darden, Phillip Byrd, 20, and Raheem Simmons, 18, are accused of killing 28-year-old Sunil Rattu after he and another person were carjacked in the parking garage of the Taj Mahal Sunday.

    The other person, 24-year-old Radha Ghetia, was shot but has since been released from the hospital, according to the Press of Atlantic City.

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    Police are still searching for Simmons.

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