Isiah Greene’s second murder trial ends in another hung jury

Twelve jurors once again could not unanimously agree on whether Isiah Greene is guilty or not guilty of murder. Superior Court Judge Anthony Massi declared a mistrial on Tuesday after the jurors sent the court a note indicating they had failed to reach a verdict and were done deliberating. “We are leaning toward trying this … Read more →

Deadlocked jury in Isiah Greene’s murder retrial explores new options

Unable to reach a verdict this week, the jury in Isiah Greene’s murder retrial asked the court on Thursday if it could decide whether the defendant was an accomplice to the homicide as opposed to being the principal triggerman. Prosecutors say Greene shot and killed 24-year-old city man Quaadir “Ace” Gurley in the early morning … Read more →

Alleged gunman in fatal Lyft robbery pleads not guilty, Isiah Greene’s murder retrial lingers

The alleged gunman in last November’s fatal Lyft robbery has pleaded not guilty to all charges as the state made a motion Wednesday seeking to keep him locked up indefinitely. Fresh after Tuesday’s high-profile arrest, 39-year-old Andrew Alston made his first appearance in court Wednesday via video conference and told a judge he understands the … Read more →

Zaire Jackson’s murder trial approaches as Isiah Greene’s retrial lingers

Nearly five years ago, a then-17-year-old Zaire Jackson allegedly shot and killed a city man execution style. Jackson, now 22, will finally have his day in court to defend himself before a jury of his peers. Jury selection began Tuesday at the Mercer County Criminal Courthouse for Jackson’s imminent murder trial. Jackson, a Trenton resident … Read more →

Isiah Greene’s murder retrial has weaknesses on both sides

A jury may once again have a hard time judging whether or not alleged killer Isiah Greene is guilty of murder. Prosecutors say Greene shot and killed 24-year-old city man Quaadir “Ace” Gurley in the early morning hours of July 21, 2013. The slaying occurred at Trenton’s Donnelly Homes housing complex. The state previously tried … Read more →

Jurors rehear cop’s testimony in Isiah Greene’s murder retrial

The fate of alleged killer Isiah Greene continues to remain in limbo as a jury ponders over the facts and evidence in his murder retrial. Greene, 23, of Trenton, is accused of possessing a semiautomatic .40 caliber handgun without a permit and using the weapon to shoot and kill “Ace” Quaadir Gurley, a 24-year-old father … Read more →

Jury begins deliberating on whether Isiah Greene murdered Trenton man

The fate of alleged killer Isiah Greene rests in the hands of 12 jurors who may determine whether he is guilty or not guilty of murdering 24-year-old Trenton man “Ace” Quaadir Gurley. Greene, 23, of Trenton, is accused of possessing a handgun without a permit and using the weapon to shoot and kill Gurley at … Read more →

Murder suspect Isiah Greene admits he previously lied to police

Alleged killer Isiah Greene testified in his own defense Tuesday, exposing himself to fierce cross-examination that forced him to admit that he had previously lied to police. “You lied about being shot on Sanhican?” Mercer County Assistant Prosecutor Jim Scott asked the defendant. “You lied about who shot you? You lied about where you got … Read more →

Trenton murder suspect Isiah Greene remains cool during cop’s testimony

Freshly groomed and nicely dressed, murder suspect Isiah Greene appeared cool, calm and collected in court Tuesday as a police officer testified that she photographed the defendant several years ago when he was recovering from a gunshot wound to the foot. With the image being projected on a screen, Trenton Police Detective Maricelis Rosa-Delgado said … Read more →

Murder suspect Isiah Greene’s retrial begins

Here we go again. Fifteen months ago after Isiah Greene’s murder trial ended in a hung jury, Mercer County prosecutors Thursday made good on their promise to retry the suspected killer in a court of law. Greene is the alleged gunman charged with the July 2013 murder of 24-year-old city man Quaadir “Ace” Gurley. The … Read more →

Jury hung in Isiah Greene murder trial in Trenton

TRENTON >> The jury foreman said everything without saying much at all. “Further discussion will be futile,” he told Judge Robert Billmeier around noon Friday. Twenty hours of deliberations could not un-hang the jury, which was up against a self-imposed deadline in suspected killer Isiah Greene’s murder trial. Many jurors were unable to return next … Read more →

Jury in Trenton murder case still deadlocked as deadline looms

Without a verdict and up against a deadline for a possible mistrial, the jury in the murder trial of a Trenton man accused of killing a high-ranking Bloods gang members asked Thursday to be released early, apparently deadlocked in their deliberations. The panel has been deliberating for about 17 hours over four days on whether … Read more →

Is jury hung in Trenton man’s gang-related murder trial?

TRENTON >> “Looking for a hung jury? Call Mark Fury” is probably not a catchphrase the defense attorney would use to attract clients. But it has been Fury’s propensity in gang-related cases in Mercer County that look unwinnable on their face. It was that way in the infamous first trial of Latin Kings gang leader … Read more →

Deliberations continue in Trenton murder trial

Jurors deliberated for their first full day without arriving at a verdict in the case of a Trenton man accused of killing a high-ranking Bloods gang member in 2013. Isiah Greene sat with his attorney, Mark Fury, in a Mercer County courtroom as jurors asked for playback of various camera angles captured by surveillance cameras … Read more →

Photo controversy shrouds Trenton man’s gang-related murder trial

TRENTON >> In 1994, Time Magazine faced an onslaught of criticism and accusations of racism when it published a darkened image of O.J. Simpson’s mugshot from the Los Angeles Police Department on its front cover. The doctored image was accompanied by the headline, “An American Tragedy,” describing the circumstances that led to the once-beloved NFL … Read more →

Notorious Trenton man goes on trial for murder

A Trenton man whose name has been linked to numerous murders in Trenton goes on trial this week. Isiah Greene is charged in the slaying of 24-year-old Quaadir “Ace” Gurley, a high-ranking Bloods gang member who was gunned down at the Donnelly Housing complex in July 2013. Jury selection in Greene’s murder trial begins Tuesday … Read more →

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 … Read more →

Isiah Greene rejects plea deal, requests trial

Murder suspect Isiah Greene rejected a plea offer and asked for a trial Wednesday before a prosecutor disclosed that a key witness in his case was killed recently. Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor Jim Scott said there was no indication of a link between locked-up Greene and the slain man, whose name was not disclosed in … Read more →

Judge refuses to lower bail for man accused of Quaadir Gurley murder

A Mercer County judge refused Monday to lower bail for Isiah Greene, the man accused of shooting and killing 24-year-old Quaadir “Ace” Gurley. Around 1:30 a.m. July 21, Gurley was shot several times on the porch of a residence in the 100 block of Rossell Avenue. He later died at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. … Read more →

Man arrested for murder of Quaadir “Ace” Gurley

A Trenton man was arrested last week and charged with murder in connection with the death of 24-year-old Quaadir “Ace” Gurley. Around 1:30 a.m. July 21, Gurley, who police say was a high-ranking Bloods gang member, was shot multiple times on the porch of a residence in the Donnelly Homes housing complex. He later died … Read more →

Isiah T. Greene

  • Arrested: Nov. 18, 2013
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the July 21, 2013, death of Quaadir Gurley.