East Orange man, Shawn Watford, could face up to 15 years in prison in murder of Malcom Bagley

A man from East Orange accused of the murder of a former football star could face up to 15 years in prison under a plea

Shawn Watford is accused of driving the car

Shawn Watford is accused of driving the car in a 2012 drive-by-shooting that killed former Orange High School football star Malcom Bagley. (Credit: News 12 )

EAST ORANGE - A man from East Orange accused of the murder of a former football star could face up to 15 years in prison under a plea deal.

Shawn Watford is accused of driving the car in a 2012 drive-by-shooting that killed former Orange High School football star Malcom Bagley.

Watford is charged with murder, but a plea deal would require him to admit to conspiracy to commit murder.

His lawyers have not yet responded to the offer.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A bacterial infection known as leptospirosis is affecting 1 Bacterial infection affecting dogs in New Jersey
A scuffle broke out following the hearing of 2 Scuffle breaks out following hearing of 2 accused in Paterson murder
One of those accused is Eric Seaberg, who 3 5 accused of stealing Superstorm Sandy relief funds
Police responded to a possible shooting in Jersey 4 Police respond to possible shooting in Jersey City
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Suspect surrenders in ex-football player's slaying

A man sought for a Memorial Day weekend killing has turned himself in.Essex County prosecutors

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE