Aberdeen family removes memorial to slain son after bitter fight with township

ABERDEEN — A makeshift memorial that once stood where a 22-year old was murdered was removed Thursday afternoon by the Karecki-Harris family after being forced by township officials to dismantle it. The green memorial, filled with candles, messages from friends and the word “JUSTICE” etched into the side, is a reminder of William Karecki’s unsolved murder,… Read the rest of this entry »

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Aberdeen family says mayor is forcing them to remove slain son’s memorial

ABERDEEN — After a bitter fight where it seemed the sides had reached a truce, a family says they are now being forced by the town mayor to dismantle a memorial honoring their slain son. Aberdeen Mayor Fred Tagliarini originally agreed to allow the memorial to William Karecki, 22, who was shot dead in 2015, to… Read the rest of this entry »

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22 year old man shot dead in Aberdeen

William KareckiA twenty two year old Old Bridge man was shot to death last night in the Cliffwood Beach section of Aberdeen Township.

William Henry Karecki’s death was first reported by his father, Ed Karecki, in the Monmouth County News Group on facebook.

Ed Karecki told The Asbury Park Press that “Billy” was shot nine times in his Ford Explorer in a parking lot off Ocean Boulevard, less than a mile from his home.

Charles Webster, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, said that the Aberdeen Police Department responded to a 911 call at 9:44 p.m. on Sunday which reported a young deceased male in a parking lot near 2 Ocean Boulevard. Upon arrival patrols located and identified Billy Karecki who was obviously deceased.

No arrests have been made. The Prosecutor’s Office and the Aberdeeen Police Department are investigating.

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