MAYS LANDING – A Camden man has been charged for the death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Johnny Morgan, 34, is charged with first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, which if convicted carries a sentence of 10 to 30 years in New Jersey state prison.
Andrew McGarrigel, 53, of Atlantic City died on November 23, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained on November 3, 2017 in the area of N. Virginia Ave in Atlantic City. The cause of death was determined by Southern Regional Medical Examiner as head injuries with complications and the manner of death is homicide.
Morgan is currently lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility on unrelated charges. The case is being handled by Assistant Prosecutor Rick McKelvey.
These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.