Man Murders Woman And 2 Children Over Facebook Post, Gets 375 Years
This past Friday, Judge Ronald Wigler sentenced Jeremy Arrington, 32, to three consecutive life sentences for fatally stabbing Ariel Little Whitehurst, 7, and her brother, Al-Jahon Whitehurst, 11, and fatally shooting college student Syasia McBurroughs, 23, a friend of the family who happened to be visiting their home on November 5, 2016, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said in a release.
Arrington, who had known the victims for years, attacked the family after he became upset over a Facebook comment. One of the stabbing victims had reposted an alert on Facebook about Arrington being wanted in connection with a previous shooting and sexual assault.
Arrington proceeded to break into the Whitehurst’s apartment in Newark with a loaded firearm. Read the full story here ▶