Aunt of slain Jersey City man refuses to forgive killer at sentencing

By Michaelangelo Conte | The Jersey Journal |

Mulijah Smart, 24, is sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday, March 2, 2018, for the July 2, 2013 aggravated manslaughter of Anthony Smith Jr., 21, of Brooklyn, who was gunned down outside a party on Dwight Street in Jersey City. On right is defense attorney Michelle Treiber.

JERSEY CITY — A 24-year-old Jersey City felon was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for gunning a man down outside a party in 2013.

“I put strong, strong weight on the need to deter you,” Hudson County Superior Court Judge Vincent Militello told Mulijah Smart before sentencing him for the July 2, 2013, aggravated manslaughter of Anthony Smith Jr., 21, on Dwight Street.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.