Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Ventnor Man Indicted for 2006 Murder of Atlantic City Man

MAYS LANDING – A Ventnor man has been indicted for the 2006 murder of an Atlantic City man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
On Wednesday, Sept. 18, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Laquay Williams, 35, for the murder of 20-year-old Jerrod Moss.

In the early morning hours of December 29, 2006, Moss was fatally shot in a south New York Avenue parking lot in Atlantic City.
The Atlantic City Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene. Moss sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Following an extensive six-year-long investigation conducted by Major Crime detectives, acting Prosecutor McClain authorized charging Williams with murder, felony murder, conspiracy to commit murder and weapons offenses.
On Feb. 21, Williams was served with a warrant at New Jersey State Prison in Trenton, where he is currently serving an unrelated prison sentence.
Williams has been indicted for murder and weapons offenses.
**The indictment is merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, an indicted defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.


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