Police: Man charged in killing of Maplewood resident Matthew Murrell

Police have arrested a man they say killed a 25-year-old who was found beaten to death in Union Township last week.

Police have arrested a man they say killed a 25-year-old who was found beaten to death in Union Township last week.

Police have arrested a man they say killed a 25-year-old who was found beaten to death in Union Township last week. (7/10/16)

UNION TOWNSHIP - Police have arrested a man in the beating death of a 25-year-old who was found unresponsive in Union Township last week.

As News 12 has reported, Matthew Murrell, of Maplewood, was discovered in the yard of a home on Salem Road in the early morning hours of July 5.

Police say they arrested Yves Marcellus at his place of employment on Route 22 in Union Friday night.

Marcellus is charged with first-degree murder.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Nor'easter conditions hit New Jersey
Rough surf caused some beach erosion in Ortley 2 Strong nor'easter hits the Jersey Shore
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 3 New Jersey Weather Forecast
NJ Transit warns riders to be prepared for 4 NJ Transit warns riders to be prepared for crawling commute
A powerful nor'easter caused some of the New 5 Flood pumps help keep Hoboken mostly dry

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Maplewood resident Matthew Murrell was found dead outside Man found dead outside Union Township home

A 25-year-old man was found dead outside a home in Union Township.

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