June Hillcrest Killing Leads to an Arrest


The Ramapo Police Department has arrested Josiah Williams, 16, of New Windsor, NY for the murder of Riccardo Barrett  on June 9 ,2013 at 5 Hickory Street, Hillcrest.

Williams was arrested yesterday afternoon at a home in New Windsor by Ramapo and New Windsor Detectives with the assistance of the United States Marshal’s Service.

Williams has been charged with murder in the second degree (class A-1 felony).

It is alleged that he intended and caused the death of Ricardo Barrett by stabbing him with a knife. He was arraigned by Ramapo Judge David Stein and has been remanded to the Rockland County Correctional Center.

Future court dates and proceedings will be coordinated by the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office.

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