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N.J. Detective Charged with Murder In Road Rage Death

July 31, 2013  | 

Photo courtesy of Maryland State Police.
Photo courtesy of Maryland State Police.
A New Jersey detective now faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly shooting and killing another motorist while off duty in a road-rage incident.

An Ann Arundel County grand jury returned an indictment Friday against Joseph Walker, 40, in the June 8 death of Joseph Harvey Jr. Walker, a sworn officer with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, remains suspended without pay.

Prosecutors initially charged Walker with second-degree murder and manslaughter following the incident, reports the Associated Press.

Walker is free on bail, which was set at $1 million.


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