NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced today that Ali King, 37, of Newark has been arrested for the murder of Dino Bermudez, who was killed in Irvington in May of this year.

On May 12, Bermudez, 33, of Irvington was shot in the leg around noon in the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue. He died from his injuries at approximately 5:30 a.m. Sunday May 15 at University Hospital in Newark.

Today, at approximately 7:00 am he was arrested by Detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the FBI Task Force.

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He is charged with murder, felony murder, conspiracy, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful.

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.

The investigation into this case remains active and ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.