Michael Bell Jr. accused of beating infant

NEWS12: Michael Bell Jr. was arrested Saturday night in Newark while attempting to flee the state via bus. (May 12, 2013)

Police say the man, identified as 38-year-old Gerald Tyrone Murphy, was killed by a single shot by police. Three hostages, ages 4, 16 and 18, were rescued from the home.


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