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N.J. Cop Killer Gets Life Without Parole

March 22, 2012  | 

The 20-year-old New Jersey man convicted of fatally shooting a Lakewood patrolman in his cruiser at point blank range will spend the rest of his life behind bars without an opportunity for parole.

A judge in Toms River sentenced Jahmell Crockam today, reports the Associated Press.

Crockam was convicted in February of first-degree murder of Officer Christopher Matlosz in January 2011.

Tags: Lakewood (N.J.) PD, Cop Killers, Murder Prosecutions


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Bob@Az. @ 3/22/2012 5:54 PM

Really sad. This scum offs an officer and gets to spend the rest of his life (?) being clothed, fed and taken care of by the State Of New Jerky. Guess it's OK to kill cops in N.J.

Frank @ 3/23/2012 7:37 PM

What happened to the federal law that was inthe process of being passed for cop killers? Mandatory Death Sentence? Sorry its only fair and honorable. The jails have got to be full to capacity by now.

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