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Manchester Man's Trial In Death Of Ocean Gate Cop Slated To Start Tuesday

Courtesy of the Ocean Gate Police Department
Courtesy of the Ocean Gate Police Department
It's been three and a half years since Ocean Gate Patrolman Jay Marles died in a fiery crash on the Garden State Parkway, early Thanksgiving morning after his car was struck from behind by a drunk driver.

Jury selection for the trial of the man accused of vehicular homicide in the death of the popular officer is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, according to a story in the Asbury Park Press.

To read the entire story, click here: http://www.app.com/story/news/crime/jersey-mayhem/2014/06/23/jason-marles-death/11098837/



Barbara June 24, 2014 at 07:09 AM
We miss you Jay but have not forgotten you!
grace June 24, 2014 at 09:23 AM
it doesnt feel like 3yrs ago. sad story and the guy that hit him whats with his excuse re: Jays jeep? thats ridiculous and sounds like lawyer talk to me.
Heywood June 24, 2014 at 09:38 AM
I feel bad for what happened to Jay, but the lawyer may have a valid point. If you chose to operated a radically modified (lifted) vehicle without proper safety consideration, does that affect the judgment in this case?

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