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NJ murder suspect arrested in Fayetteville

Posted August 27, 2014
Updated August 28, 2014

— A 21-year-old man wanted for murder in New Jersey was arrested in Fayetteville on Wednesday.

Haniyf Asmar Higgins is also charged with two counts of armed robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon unlawfully purchased, receiving stolen property and carjacking.

Fayetteville investigators were notified by the Hudson County (N.J.) Prosecutors Office Wednesday evening about a possible location for Higgins at 400 Adger Street. Officers responded to the home, where Higgins was taken into custody without incident, police said.


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  • mike275132 Aug 28, 2014

    If Obama had a son.....

  • Richard Hertz Aug 28, 2014
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    Yet one more young black man who has thrown his life away and I am sure it was for next to nothing. I would ask what was this guy thinking but we all know he was not.

  • Forthe Newssite Aug 28, 2014
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    Good job to the LEOs....he sure doesn't look sorry in his picture-sorry he got arrested I mean.....'cause he IS sorry!

  • Kadee Sparrow Aug 28, 2014
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    When will they learn? Someone (and that would be me if I know) will drop a dime on you in a minute especially if there is a reward!!

  • babylaceycarpenter Aug 28, 2014

    Has Feyetteville become so popular with murderers, that it now attracts killers from other states? Glad they got this guy.