NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that Meljia T. Oliver, 31, of East Orange has been charged with the murder of Taquan Boston, 27, of Newark.
Suspect Remains At Large
On April 30, Boston was shot and killed on Isabella Avenue in Newark. Oliver has been charged with murder, possession of a handgun and possession for unlawful purpose.
Yesterday, the Honorable Thomas Moore, Judge of the Superior Court, set bail at $1 million.
These are accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.