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MCC Alumnus Faces Charges


By Claudia Ugbana
Managing Editor

MCC graduate and former local university football player, Izaia Bullock, was arrested on charges of attempted double homicide and a fourth-degree offense of cyber harassment, on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and is currently being held at Middlesex County Adult Correction Center.

According to nj.com, the 22-year-old college junior is being accused of attempting to murder his ex-girlfriend’s parents, and is now facing two counts of first-degree attempted murder and two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder.

According to nj.com, court documents states that Bullock discussed the plot with a witness who later turned over the recording to the police.

According to nj.com, the Middlesex County prosecutor’s on the case said five people either inside Rutgers’ football program or close to him said he recently made threatening comments about the family of his ex-girlfriend.

According to nj.com, an unnamed witness said investigators later found crushed-up Tylenol pills, a mask and gloves when they searched Bullock’s car, and the player admitted he the plan to the police.

His former professor at MCC, Melissa Edwards said, “He was extremely outgoing and outspoken, he was intelligent and thoughtful. He had a great sense of humor and kept the class going. He did all of his work and was published in Quo Vadis, the college newspaper, numerous times,” she said.

You can reach the author at ugbanachinazo@gmail.com

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