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Aggravated Manslaughter


MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has been sentenced for the July 8, 2019, killings, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor City was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to New Jersey state prison with an aggregate sentence of 42 years with 40 years …

MAYS LANDING – A 29 year-old Galloway Township man was sentenced on Dec. 6, 2019, in the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. James Sopuch Jr. was sentenced to 30 years in New Jersey state prison with an 85% period of parole ineligibility subject to the …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township woman is charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle collision on February 26, 2019, that killed a mother and her infant son, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Tuesday, Nancy Cavanaugh, 66, was charged with two counts of Aggravated Manslaughter in connection with a fatal motor …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has pleaded guilty for their murders, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Amended count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of her mother Michelle Gordon, 67 1st degree Murder of her …

MAYS LANDING – A Camden man was sentenced today after he pleaded guilty last month to Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Johnny Morgan, 34, was sentenced before Judge Rauh to 15 years in New Jersey state prison under the No Early Release …

MAYS LANDING– An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges in connection to two separate shootings in 2014 and 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On March 28, 2019, Cornell Bradford, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, two counts of first degree Witness Tampering, and one …

MAYS LANDING – A Camden man has pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Johnny Morgan, 34, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and the aggregate sentence is 15 years in New Jersey state prison under the No Early Release …

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man was sentenced this morning to New Jersey state prison for the March 2017, fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Daimyen S. Mortimore, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Faheem Harris, 36, will serve 12 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 85% of the sentence in accordance …

MAYS LANDING- Last week was a big week for a few ACPO Assistant Prosecutors and we congratulate them all on their achievements!  Assistant Prosecutor Marisa G. McGarvey represents the state in the matter of the March 2017, fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Daimyen S. Mortimore. Faheem Harris, 36, was charged in the killing. Harris pleaded guilty to …

MAYS LANDING – A 33 year-old Galloway Township man pleaded guilty to the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2018, James Sopuch, Jr. pleaded guilty before Judge Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C to Aggravated Manslaughter in the killing of his father, 60 year-old James …