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Release* ††† ††††††Date: May 27, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: May 27, 2010
A jury in Middlesex County deliberated for two hours over two days before finding Donte Williams (DOB 11/13/87) guilty on May 26, 2010, of† aggravated manslaughter in the death of Che Broadus, 18, of Union Township.
faces an additional 25 years in a
Williams previously was convicted and sentenced to 45 years in prison on May 1, 2006, for aggravated manslaughter, attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession without first having obtained a permit and possession of a defaced firearm.
An appellate court subsequently overturned the aggravated manslaughter conviction, but let the remaining counts stand. Williams currently is serving 20 years on the remaining counts and must serve 85 percent of the term before he can be eligible for parole. He also will be required to serve 85 percent of the aggravated manslaughter conviction when he is sentenced on June 25, 2010.
During the retrial which began on May 11, 2010, Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Linda Estremera and Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Scott LaMountain presented evidence and testimony showing that Williams became involved in a dispute while attending Club Krome, a nightclub in Sayreville, on August 29, 2004.
went to his home in
was sitting in traffic, waiting on
A front-seat passenger also was wounded, but survived.