Witness in other high-profile cases will likely get murder trial for his own charges
He made a cameo in the murder trial of now-exonerated Keith Wells-Holmes, when he took the stand and invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate himself.
Isiah Greene’s name has consistently popped up in relation to murder allegations.
Though he was never charged, Greene was at the center of Wells-Holmes’ defense as a more likely suspect in the slaying of Andre Corbett after it was revealed that his DNA showed up on a can inside a gold van authorities linked with the murder.
Now, Greene is expected to go on trial for his own murder charge – the July 2013 shooting death of 24-year-old Quaadir “Ace” Gurley, a high-ranking Bloods member, at the Donnelly Housing Complex on the 100 block of Rossell Avenue.
He rejected prosecutors’ offer of 25 years for aggravated manslaughter, and a judge on Monday set Greene’s trial date for Sept. 29.
Greene also has two pending cases in which he is charged with attempted murder for a separate shooting and a drug case.
Despite the consistency with which his name is linked to a spate of homicides in Trenton, Greene has no prior felony convictions, Assistant Prosecutor James Scott said.
Prosecutors disclosed at a hearing last November that a key witness in Greene’s murder case was killed. The identity of the slain man has never been revealed and prosecutors are unaware of a link between Greene and the man’s murder, nor was he charged.