Trenton man admits killing Sidique Richardson-Howlen, gets 7 years

A city man with a low IQ has pleaded guilty to the 2013 slaying of Sidique Richardson-Howlen and received a seven-year prison sentence. Robert Smith, 23, will only have to serve about three years in the slammer because he received credit on Thursday for having already served four years. Indeed, Smith has been in custody … Read more →

Troubled gang member fingers disabled Trenton man for murder

A disabled Trenton man who took special education classes throughout high school and whose IQ is far below average is viewed by prosecutors as a “lying murderer,” his defense attorney said. And now a real gangster who may be a “professional cooperator,” having ratted on other Trenton men for murder and attempted murder, has pointed … Read more →

Robert Smith

  • Arrested: April 22, 2013
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the April 5, 2013, death of Sidique Richardson (Howlen).