Disabled Trenton man’s 2014 violent death remains partially unsolved

One suspect remains at large in the slaying of intellectually disabled Trenton man Rodney Burke, but a larger degree of justice has been served in the murder case. Three co-defendants who participated in the deadly November 2014 robbery-turned-homicide are serving state prison sentences after admitting their roles in the violent crime. Jaquan Dallas, 22, of … Read more →

Convicted killer apologizes for fatal shooting of disabled man

It was the knock at the door no mother wants to hear. Gloria Burke’s landlord stood outside, accompanied by two detectives. The detectives showed Gloria a picture asked her if she recognized the man in the photo. She said it was her son. They paused for what seemed like minutes. “I’m so sorry, ma’am,” the … Read more →

Murder indictments handed up in Trenton shooting death of mentally ill victim

By Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman Three men accused of shooting and killing intellectually disabled city resident Rodney Burke during an attempted robbery last year have all been indicted this week on first-degree felony murder charges and related offenses, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday. The indictment alleges Kenneth Hines, 35, Alexandria Gomez, 31, and Jaquan Dallas, … Read more →

Jaquan Dallas

  • Arrested: Aug. 14, 2015
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Nov. 4, 2014, death of Rodney Burke.