An Atlantic City teen was indicted for murder in connection with the 2012 killing of a Pleasantville teen, prosecutors said.
Abubaka Brown, then 17, was arrested in April and charged as a juvenile in connection with the Dec. 5, 2012 shooting of 19-year-old Taron Williams.
Brown was waived up to be tried as an adult in criminal court, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said in a statement.
Williams and 13-year-old Todd Mitchell, also of Pleasantville, were found by police outside of a Woodland Avenue home in Pleasantville, both with multiple gunshot wounds. They were both later pronounced dead.
A four-month investigation by the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department, McClain said, “revealed that Abubaka Brown and Todd Mitchell had conspired to rob Taron Williams at gunpoint, that Brown shot and killed Williams during the robbery, and that Williams shot and killed Mitchell defending himself.”
Brown remains in jail in lieu of $350,000 bail.