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Release* † ††††††Date:††††††††††††††††††† August
23, 2010 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date:††††††††††††††††††† August 23, 2010
Man charged in South Plainfield homicide
††††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Plainfield Acting Chief James Parker announced Harold Tucker (age 29) has been charged with the murder of Quadir Ali-Muslim.† A criminal complaint signed today by South Plainfield Police Detective Shaun Clifford charges Tucker with the murder of Ali-Muslim, Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purpose and Possession of a Handgun by a Person Previously Convicted of a Crime.† Bail was set by the Honorable Bradley J. Ferencz at $2,000,000 without a ten percent option.
††††††††† An autopsy performed today revealed that Ali-Muslim died from a single gun shot wound.
††††††††† Tucker is currently at large and being by sought by the South Plainfield Police and Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office.† Anyone who has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call South Plainfield Detective Shaun Clifford at 908-226-7664 or Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office Investigator Scott Crocco at 732-745-4471.† Tucker is between 5í10Ē and 6í tall, and weighs between 180 and 200 lbs.† He may be armed and dangerous, and if observed, should not be approached.† Harold Tucker, as are all criminal defendants, is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.