Second suspect arrested; accused in 2016 murder of Rutgers student

A second man wanted in connection with the 2016 shooting death of a Rutgers student in Newark has been arrested.

Second suspect arrested; accused in 2016 murder of Rutgers student

Second suspect arrested; accused in 2016 murder of Rutgers student (2/22/17)

NEWARK - A second man wanted in connection with the 2016 shooting death of a Rutgers student in Newark has been arrested.

Fraynned Ramirez, 25, of Hartford, Connecticut, was arrested Tuesday in the Dominican Republic. Ramirez could be extradited back to the U.S. as early as today.

Ramirez and another man, Marcus Feliz, are charged with murdering Shani Patel, of Toms River, on April 10 of last year.

According to officials, Ramirez and Feliz shot and killed Patel inside the student's off-campus apartment on Central Avenue during an apparent robbery. Patel's roommate was also injured.

Felix was arrested on April 13.

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