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2 Men Sentenced in Deadly Burglary at New Jersey Frat House

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    2 Men Sentenced in Deadly Burglary at New Jersey Frat House

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    • Two men who admitted roles in the fatal shooting of a NJ college student during a burglary at his fraternity house have been sentenced

    • Taquan Harris received a 26-year sentence on Thursday, while Nafee Cotman got a 12-year term

    • The two Newark men had pleaded guilty last October in the May 2106 death of New Jersey Institute of Technology student Joseph Micalizzi, 23

    Two men who admitted roles in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student during a burglary at his fraternity house have been sentenced to lengthy state prison terms.

    Taquan Harris received a 26-year sentence on Thursday, while Nafee Cotman got a 12-year term.

    The two Newark men had pleaded guilty last October in the May 2106 death of New Jersey Institute of Technology student Joseph Micalizzi. The 23-year-old Freehold resident was killed at the Tau Kappa Epsilon house.

    Harris pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and a weapons count, while Cotman pleaded guilty to robbery. Authorities have said Harris has admitted shooting Micalizzi three times as they struggled during the burglary.

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