The suspected shooter of 10 year old Yovanni Banos-Merino has been captured in Florida, according to law enforcement sources.
Karon Council, 18, of Neptune Township was apprehended in Pompano Beach, Florida this evening after eluding arrest since the murder of Merino and wounding his mother, Lilia Merino, 38, on Wednesday night, February 21.
The Neptune Township 18 year old was charged with Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose on Friday, February 23. His alleged accomplice, Jahdel Birch, 16 of Neptune Township, was arrested at Neptune High School on Thursday the 22. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 25th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Jahdel Birch, Karon Council, Lilia Merino, Monmouth County News, Yovanni Banos-Merino | Comments Off on Accused Killer, Karon Council, Captured in Florida