2 self-confessed killers receive heavy prison sentences
Justice has been served.
Two self-confessed killers — Jose C. Garcia and Wade Williams — are now serving time in the big house.
Garcia, 20, of Hamilton, has been sentenced to 17 years of incarceration for stabbing 48-year-old Brenda Garzio to death. He stabbed the victim multiple times on the on the 900 block of South Broad Street in the capital city about 11:10 p.m. May 28, 2017.
Williams, 43, of Trenton, has been sentenced to 12 years of incarceration for shooting and killing 51-year-old Tyrone “Big Face” King Sr. in broad daylight Sept. 17, 2017. The slaying occurred on the 900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in North Trenton.
Police arrested Garcia June 1, 2017, charging him with murder. He pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter last October and had his weapons offenses dismissed at the Jan. 9 sentencing hearing. He is currently incarcerated at the Garden State Youth Correctional Facility and is scheduled to be released Nov. 11, 2031, according to the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
Police arrested Williams Dec. 5, 2017, charging him with murder. He pleaded guilty last October to first-degree aggravated manslaughter and had his weapons offenses dismissed at his Jan. 4 sentencing hearing. The 6-foot-2-inch, 400-pound man is currently incarcerated at South Woods State Prison and is scheduled to be released Feb. 15, 2028, according to the DOC.
Williams was previously arrested in August 2013 for distributing drugs in Trenton. He pleaded guilty in that case and was sentenced to four years of incarceration to be served concurrent to his 12-year prison sentence, DOC records show.
Garcia and Williams will both be subjected to five years of parole supervision upon release from state prison, according to court records.