NEWARK - (AP) - Two adults and a juvenile have been arrestedon charges stemming from the slaying of an off-duty Essex Countycorrections officer.
The Essex County prosecutor has charged 30-year-old MauriceHolstin, 22-year-old Laquann Reed and a 16-year-old with felonymurder, carjacking, conspiracy and weapons charges. It is not clearif they have lawyers.
Police say the three attempted to carjack Debora Ferreira's carshortly after she left a social club in Newark on July 31. She wasfound shot dead in the driver's seat.
The 32-year-old from Irvington was the mother of a 1-year-olddaughter.
Separately, authorities have increased the reward to $15,000 forthe public's help in arresting and convicting those responsible forthe shooting death of Virginia schoolteacher Dawn Reddick, who waskilled visiting Newark in July.
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