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Essex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers Offering $10,000 Reward to Help Solve Murder of East Orange Man

NEWARK, NJ - Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and Newark Police Director Eugene Venable are releasing photographs that obtained from video footage in the area of two homicides during this past weekend.

The first photo depicts two males walking briskly east on Mountainview Avenue toward Bradley Court, minutes after the shooting homicide of Raheem Hughee, 33, of East Orange, which occurred on Saturday evening at 11:00 p.m.

The second photo depicts two males walking south on South 17th Street toward 17th Avenue, minutes after the shooting homicide of Cheyanne Bond, 17, of Irvington. One of the males was wearing a white short sleeve shirt, with a long sleeve shirt underneath, brown short pants and hood. The second male was wearing blue jeans, a white tee shirt and a cap.   

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The males in the photographs may or may not have been witnesses to the homicide. Anyone who can identify the males is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor's Hotline or the Newark Police Tips Line. All calls will be confidential.

The Essex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible.

Anthony Ambrose

Chief of Detectives

Essex County Prosecutor's Office

50 West Market Street, Newark, N.J. 07102

Office: 973-621-4998

Cell:  973 900-2570

email: Anthony.Ambrose@njecpo.org

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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