Jul 30, 2014

Carteret Man Gets 18 Years in Prison for Shooting

Jorge Borrero has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison, followed by five years of parole.

Carteret Man Gets 18 Years in Prison for Shooting

A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 18 years in state prison for killing a 17-year-old near the Carteret library about three years ago.

Jorge Borrero, 21, pleaded guilty on Nov. 22, 2013 to aggravated manslaughter and unlawful possession of a weapon for the fatal shooting of Malcolm Harvey, 17 on Feb. 16, 2011, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. 

Borrero was taken into custody on Feb. 26, 2011 in Brooklyn and has remained in custody since that time, according to the release.

Borrero must serve 85 percent of his sentence before being eligible for parole. Upon being released, he will have to serve five years of probation, according to the release.

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