3 killers get 15 years for gunning down Trenton teen

Case closed! The three men who shot and killed 15-year-old Maurice Wimbush-Jalaah at a West Ward housing complex in 2016 have each been sentenced to 15 years of state incarceration. Juprie Wadley, 21; Wilson George, 21; and Jashawn Smith, 20, have all pleaded guilty in the case. They confessed June 25 to first-degree aggravated manslaughter, … Read more →

Third teen charged with 15-year-oldmurder also facing drug charges

A third teenager charged in the murder of a 15-year-old six months ago in the city’s West Ward was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs the week of the killing. Wilson George, 19, has also been indicted on drug-distribution offenses for allegedly dealing dope in October 2015, according to court records. He faces a number of … Read more →

Prosecutors: Guns link suspects to teen’s murder in Prospect Village

A blaze of bullets and shell casings scattered in the street were linked to the murder of 15-year-old city teen found slumped over in the streets, soaked in blood almost exactly six months ago, prosecutors said. It took detectives time to take in the murderous scene they encountered when they arrived in Prospect Village, in … Read more →

Teen trio charged with June murder in Trenton

Three city teens who were arrested earlier this year after another teen was killed in the capital city have been charged with murder in connection with the case. Wilson George, Jashawn Smith and Juprie Wadley are each charged with murder and complicity offenses in connection with the shooting death of 15-year-old Maurice Wimbush-Jalaah, who was … Read more →

Jashawn Smith

  • Arrested: Dec. 7, 2016
  • Age: 18
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the June 11, 2016, death of Maurice Wimbush-Jalaah.