Co-defendant in Myspace Murder gets shot in Trenton

TRENTON — Another of the suspects in the 2008 Myspace Murder was gunned down on a Trenton street, only hours before a jury announced the conviction of his co-defendant, Keith Williams, authorities said today. The victim was identified as Brandon Edwards, aka “Sheistbub,” who is awaiting trial for his alleged role in the assassination of … Read more →

Jury finds Williams guilty in Trenton ‘Myspace Murder’

TRENTON – A jury has found Keith Williams guilty in the Myspace murder-conspiracy case, dashing defense hopes for acquittal raised by key juror questions to the judge. Williams, who was calling himself a five-star Bloods general at age 19, now stands legally responsible for the execution of 20-year-old Arrel Bell, who took bullets behind both … Read more →

Jurors want to hear testimony again in Myspace Murder case

TRENTON – Jurors in the My Space murder case on Tuesday called for read-backs of the testimony of two detectives and again watched some of the four hours of suspect Keith Williams’ talks with investigators. So much for any thought the case against Williams was a slam-dunk in which the jurors might deliberate an hour … Read more →

Arguments close in ‘Myspace Murder’ case

TRENTON – A jury deliberated only briefly yesterday about the fate of suspected murder plotter Keith Williams, following a day full of summations by the prosecutor and defense lawyer and the instructions of the judge. Mercer County Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier sent the jurors home as the courts were closing, after they had only … Read more →

Trial begins in Myspace Murder

TRENTON — Arrell Bell, mistakenly suspected as a “snitch” by paranoid fellow gangsters, was executed with bullets to the back of both ears in the Trenton Myspace Murder. Mercer County Medical Examiner Dr. Rarafat Ahmad testified at suspect Keith Williams’ trial this afternoon that both shots were fired at close range — the one from … Read more →

Jury selection starts for ‘Five-star general’ murder trial

TRENTON — Jury selection is underway in the case of the gang “five-star general” charged in the shooting murder of a rival whose hit was ordered on MySpace. Keith Williams, 23 when charged with assassination of Arrell Bell, 20, on May 1, 2008, is on trial before Mercer County Superior Court Judge Robert C. Billmeier, … Read more →

Keith Williams

Suspected in the May 1, 2008 death of Arrell Bell.