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Posted on: March 26, 2021

First Degree Murder Charge (Anthony Adum)

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On March 21, 2021 at approximately 9:06PM the defendant, Anthony Adum, 38 years old (5-1-82), was the driver of a car that was involved in a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of ISB and N. Nova.

During this motor vehicle crash, Adum’s car struck the victim, Christopher Watson (3-26-75), who was sitting on the sidewalk near the intersection of ISB and N. Nova, causing serious injuries to Mr. Watson.

Mr. Watson succumbed to his injuries the following day (03-22-21).

Through investigation, it was determined that this motor vehicle crash was a deliberate, intentional act by the defendant, Anthony Adum.  Adum has been charged with 1st degree murder and is currently in custody.

A motive has not been determined.

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