After 16-year-old Aazis Richardson was arrested for murdering his cab driver, 47-year-old Vincent Darbenzio in Scranton, Pennsylvania, he revealed to police his connection to Newark, New Jersey’s bloody Christmas day of 2013, when 15-year-old Kasson Morman, 14-year-old Abdul Frazier and 13-year-old Zainee Hailey were killed by an unnamed 15-year-old shooter. The murders of Reginald Terry; Mushir Cureton, Pierre Clervoyant Jr. & Woodley Daniel (by 19-year-old Anthony Field); Amiere Castro (by 19-year-old Dravein Duke) and Marcus Eggleston (by 19-year-old Uriah O’Carroll) are also discussed.

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We Talk of Dreams

“Prosecutors: Boy, 15, facing murder charges for Christmas night shooting in Newark.” December 31, 2013.
Aazis Richardson Criminal Complaint
Kyle Wind, The Times-Tribune. “A family struggles to cope.” June 12, 2014.
Chris Kelly, The Times-Tribune. “The victim, the killer: Two lives were lost.” October 7, 2015.
Mark Di Ionna, NJ Advance Media. “2 Newark teens killed on ‘good street’ gone bad.” December 27, 2013.
“CBS 2 obtains surveillance footage in Christmas Newark shooting.” December 27, 2013.
Lisa Rose, NJ Advance Media. “Gifted student, star athlete shot, killed in Newark during fight outside party.” December 23, 2013.
Mark Mueller, NJ Advance Media. “In Christmas day killings, a search for meaning, a call for justice.” December 28, 2013.
James Queally, The Star-Ledger. “15-year-old boy who felt ‘disrespected’ charged in Christmas killing of Newark teens, sources say.” December 31, 2013.
Bill Wichert, NJ Advance Media. “Victims’ families criticize 40-year prison sentence for 15-year-old boy in CHristmas Day triple murder.” November 3, 2014.
Bill Wichert, NJ Advance Media. “15-year-old boy pleads guilty to fatally shooting three teens on Newark street.” September 9, 2014.
The Philadelphia Inquirer. “Homicide suspect, 16, was murder witness.” May 26, 2014.
David Singleton, The Desert Sun. “Violent crimes by juveniles alarm Pa. officials.” NNovember 4, 2015.
Stacy Lange, WNEP. “Cab driver killer sentenced to 45 to life.” October 5, 2015.
Kyle Wind, The Times-Tribune. “Friends of slain cab driver: they don’t make guys like him anymore.” May 29, 2014.
Anthony Field Appeal.
“Deadly NJ strip club shooting suspect caught in Florida.” January 12, 2014.
Thomas Moriarty, NJ Advance Media. “Man gets 99 years for killing 3 on Christmas morning at go-go bar.” April 4, 2017.
Uriah O’Carroll Appeal
Kevin Amerman, The Morning Call. “Man admits killing rival over paternity dispute, shooting foe’s mother.” September 5, 2012.
David Ovalle, Miami Herald. “7-year-old with ties to Allentown killed in drive-by shooting in Florida.” December 29, 2015.
Colin McEvoy, The Express-Times. “Allentown teen gets 80 years for killing city man, shooting victim’s mother in the head.” October 22, 2012.
Dawn Jorgenson, Graham Media Group. “2 charged in killing Miami 7-year-old.” December 30, 2015.
Andrew Perez, Local 10. “Third arrest made in connection to fatal shooting of 7-year-old boy.” December 31, 2015.