Attorney for Ventnor woman charged in double homicide moves to toss statement to police

The Ventnor woman accused of killing her mother and grandmother was on drugs and mentally unstable when she gave a statement to detectives after her arrest, according to a motion filed by her attorney.Heather Barbera is accused of fatally beating 67-year-old Michelle Gordon and 87-year-old Elaine Rosen last year inside the Vassar Square condominium they … Read more Attorney for Ventnor woman charged in double homicide moves to toss statement to police

Pleasantville man gets six years in sex abuse of young girls

A Pleasantville man with a history of sexually abusing children is now serving a six-year prison sentence in a case involving two young sisters.Sherron Scott, now 34, was accused of assaulting the girls — then 8 and 9 — inside their home in 2017, while he was dating their mother.The girls’ father took them to … Read more Pleasantville man gets six years in sex abuse of young girls

EHT man gets 60 years in deadly attack on Pleasantville couple

An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for a vicious attack that killed a Pleasantville man and left a woman with life-altering injuries.Nicholas Abbati Jr. continued to deny his involvement in the deadly beating inside the Greenfield Avenue home Jahlil Hunter and Ebony Harris shared.Harris’ brother found the couple bloody … Read more EHT man gets 60 years in deadly attack on Pleasantville couple

Detention hearing postponed for man accused of killing teen girl in Atlantic City

UPDATE The detention hearing for a Pleasantville man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl was postponed Wednesday.Nahquil Lovest, 18, appeared briefly in court as attorney Alex Settle asked for a five-day postponement, allowed under bail reform.Lovest is charged with murder in the killing of Naimah Bell, who was found dead inside a home on South … Read more Detention hearing postponed for man accused of killing teen girl in Atlantic City

New trial ordered in 2015 killing of Pleasantville teen

A Sicklerville man accused of murder when he was a teenager will get a new trial.Isaiah Newsome was in the second week of trial Wednesday, when new evidence led to a mistrial in the case.Newsome was 17 when he was accused of killing Dr. Steven Davion Garrett — who was also 17 — on Aug. … Read more New trial ordered in 2015 killing of Pleasantville teen