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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: February 8, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: February 8, 2014
††††††††† Antwon T. Smith (DOB 9/10/85) was arrested on February 7, 2014 and was charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose following the death of Robert ďRockyĒ Bailey, 17, of Elizabeth.
teenager was pronounced dead on February 7, 2014 at 12:43 p.m. at
defendant, who was arrested while walking on
investigation by Detective Keith Cassens of the Carteret Police Department and Investigator
The results of an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office were not immediately available, but the preliminary investigation showed that the victim had been shot.
The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Cassens of the Carteret Police Department at (732) 541-3864, or Investigator Crocco of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4471.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Smith are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.