BRIDGETON — A fifth person has been arrested and charged in connection with the August murder of Millville Midget Football League coach Joseph “JoJo” Jones, according to a statement from Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.
Clifton D. Bailey, 27, of Wilmont Avenue in Camden, was arrested Monday near the Tarkiln Park Apartments in Vineland by detectives from the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit with assistance from Vineland, Millville and State Police, Webb-McRae said.
Bailey also was charged with conspiracy to commit homicide, Webb-McRae said.
During Bailey’s arrest, he was found in possession of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Webb-McRae said. Charges regarding the narcotics are pending.
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Bailey was taken to the Cumberland County jail, Webb-McRae said.
Jones, 37, was shot at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 9 in the parking lot of Lakeside Middle School as athletes, coaches and parents were leaving after a Midget League practice. Jones’ 7-year-old son, an athlete on the team, was at the practice where his father was killed.
Four other people were arrested and charged last month in Jones’ murder.
Eugene Cosby, 42, of Malaga, Gloucester County, and Will El-Bey, 22, of Vineland, were both charged with homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide.
Genea Hughes-Lee, 34, of Malaga, and Tyrell Hart, 22, of Vineland, were charged with conspiracy to hinder apprehension, hindering apprehension, obstruction and two counts of false reports to law enforcement.
Cosby and El-Bey are being held until trial. Hughes-Lee and Hart have been released pending trial.