FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2015
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Buena Vista Township, N.J. - As a result of a cooperative investigation by detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit, Troop "A" Criminal Investigations Office, Fugitive Unit, and Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Hykeem Martin, 27, of Buena Vista Township, was arrested and charged for the murder of Vincent Williams of Vineland, N.J.
On July 3, 2014, troopers from Buena Vista Station responded to 9th Street in Buena Vista Township for the report of a man lying in the roadway with suspected gunshot wounds. Vincent Williams was pronounced deceased at the scene and transported to Shore Memorial Hospital pending a post mortem examination. The medical examiner determined the death to be a homicide.
Through various investigative means, detectives were able to identify Hykeem Martin as the prime suspect. He was arrested without incident on Friday, January 30, at his residence in Newtonville, N.J. He was charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder and lodged in the Atlantic County Jail in default of $1,000,000 bail.
This case will be prosecuted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.
All charges are mere accusations and the suspect is considered innocent until proven guilty.
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