UPDATE: Suspects Of Murdered NJ Couple In Custody

This morning, ESSENCE.com uncovered an update to the heartbreaking story of young lovers, Nia Haqq and Michael Muchioki, who were found dead on April 3rd near their car on Randolph Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey, after returning from their engagement party. Samuel Jefferson, the Police Director of Jersey City, told ESSENCE.com in an exclusive statement: "We found them. Right now we have three arrests. We have the weapon and we have the evidence. And we possibly have someone admitting to the crime, that they were there. We have one man and two females. "This was a random act of crime and opportunity. Unfortunately, the devil was on their side for that brief moment. Hopefully now the families can rest and the residents of Jersey City will know these people are off the streets and we recovered the weapon..." Read more: Exclusive: Friends of Slain New Jersey Couple Share PicturesThousands In Purple Attend Nia Haqq's Funeral


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