Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Suspect Of Wyndham Place Murder, Arrested

VIDEO below from APP. A year-long investigation into the shooting death of an 18-year-old Toms River man has led to the arrest of a suspect from Keansburg. Dennis Thigpen Jr., 33, who authorities say is also known as "Po," was taken into custody at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Keansburg police Street Crimes Unit and charged with the murder of Anthony D. Skyers II. Skyers was found laying along a wooded trail between the High Point and Wyndham Place II condominium complexes on Massachusetts Avenue here the morning of June 6, 2008. An investigation and subsequent autopsy revealed he was shot once in the neck and once in the head the night before. Thigpen, who was turned over to Lakewood police and Ocean County investigators following his arrest, is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Read full APP article here.


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