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UPDATED: Cops, FBI Searching for 2 Suspects in Fulton Street Slaying

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Michael Martin Credits: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office
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Rayshawn Riddick Credits: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office
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Dianna Williams Credits: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office
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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Two men from Newark are wanted for murdering a 31-year-old New Brunswick man earlier this month. But police need your help to find them.

Michael Martin, 26, who goes by the nickname “Maniac,” and Rayshawn Riddick, 31, have each been charged with one count of first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy to commit murder and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to an announcement from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office and the New Brunswick Police Department.

Both men remain on the run, cops said.

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Police are also looking for Dianna Williams, a 26-year-old New Brunswick resident, they said. Cops want to question her, and they believe she is with the two murder suspects, according to police.

To see photos of the three people, scroll to the top of this story.

The charges stem from an Aug. 18 incident in which Hakim Williams, a New Brunswick resident, was found shot to death inside his car on Fulton Street.

A neighbor called police after hearing gunshots, cop said. Shortly after they arrived, at 11:03 p.m., Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, they said.

The prosecutor's office, city police and the FBI are searching for the two murder suspects, according to the announcement.

Anyone with information should call city Det. Kenneth Abode at 732-745-4217 or county Sgt. Scott Crocco at 732-745-4471.

Anonymous tips are also welcome through the county's Crime Stoppers service at 1-800-939-9600, www.middlesextips.com or by text-messaging 274637 with the keyword “midtip” and then the information.

UPDATE:  Authorities have released a newer photograph of one of two suspects in a shooting earlier this month that killed a New Brunswick man.

The updated photo of Michael Martin, 26, who goes by the nickname “Maniac,” shows him with short hair and several tattoos on his face, including a cross between his eyebrows.

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