Jeremy Arrington sentenced to 375 years for killing 2 children, college student in 2016

A New Jersey man was sentenced on Friday to 375 years in jail for brutally murdering two youngsters and a university pupil in 2016 when he grew to become enraged over a Fb submit, officers mentioned.

Decide Ronald D. Wigler sentenced Jeremy Arrington, 31, to a few consecutive life sentences for killing 7-year-old Ariel Little Whitehurst, her 11-year-old brother Al-Jahon Whitehurst, in addition to fatally taking pictures Syasia McBurroughs, a 23-year-old good friend of the household who was visiting their Newark dwelling in November 2016.

Arrington was convicted final month in Essex County on 28 prices associated to the house invasion the place he certain and tortured six individuals inside, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Workplace mentioned.

The murdered youngsters’s mom, 29, and two 13-year-old twins — a boy and a lady — have been stabbed however survived.

Aerial Little Whitehurst and Al-Jahon Whitehurst
Jeremy Arrington killed Al-Jahon Whitehurst, 11 and Aerial Little Whitehurst, 7, throughout a house invasion in November 2016.

The choose slapped extra consecutive 50-year sentences on the killer for every of the three tried homicide convictions for the surviving victims.

Arrington must serve a complete of 281 years of his 375-year sentence earlier than he’s eligible for parole

Prosecutors mentioned Arrington was outraged by one among of the stabbing victims who had reposted a police alert on Fb that named him as a suspect in an earlier taking pictures and sexual assault.

Arrington compelled his manner into the Whitehurst residence in broad daylight with a loaded gun and tied up all the residents and tortured them with kitchen knives, prosecutors mentioned. A younger woman with autism, a good friend of the household who was additionally visiting, managed to flee and known as police whereas hiding within a closet.

Syasia McBorroughs, the 23-year-old who was fatally shot by Arrington, was a college student who had been visiting the family.
Syasia McBorroughs, the 23-year-old who was fatally shot by Arrington, was a university pupil who had been visiting the household.

Arrington was arrested the identical day after a standoff with police.

“This defendant is pure evil and clearly deserves all 375 years in New Jersey State Jail for the horrible crimes he dedicated on Nov. 5, 2016,” Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecutor Edwab mentioned in a press release after the sentencing.

“These households have waited over 5 years for this second, and we’re all so grateful for this sentence. Thanks to all those that helped convey this defendant to justice and thanks to the jury for holding this defendant accountable.”

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