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Siblings accused of murdering NJ woman in her home over $100 debt

Two siblings have been charged with the homicide of a lady in her New Jersey dwelling sooner or later after a struggle over a $100 debt, in response to newly obtained courtroom paperwork.

Travis Leiby, 34, and Brittany Murdza, 32, are accused within the deadly capturing of 24-year-old Starquasia Harris throughout a house invasion in Trenton on January 29, 2020, according to NJ.com.

Leiby and Murdza allegedly focused Harris after the murdered lady and a relative of the suspects acquired right into a struggle over $100 the day earlier than, paperwork obtained by the outlet mentioned.

The siblings had been visiting their relative’s dwelling after they realized of the struggle.

Witnesses claimed seeing the 2 depart the relative’s home and return shortly after. A person matching Leiby’s description was seen getting into Harris’ dwelling and firing a gun, paperwork mentioned.

Leiby and Murdza claimed they had been on the road simply earlier than the homicide however had pushed away earlier than photographs had been fired.

The pair, who describe themselves as siblings as Murdza’s mom and Leiby’s father had been in a long-term relationship, had been arrested in July 2020 and charged with homicide, housebreaking and firearm fees, the outlet reported.

They’re each initially from Trenton, however had been dwelling in Philadelphia on the time of the killing.

The 2 are every presently in custody at county jails awaiting courtroom appearances at Mercer County Superior Court docket.

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