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Eric Rue lived in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and was a regular at a city bear a block from where he was killed

The slaying of a Pennsylvania man in Trenton on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend was caught on tape.

And detectives later tracked down footage of the accused killer in a bar near the crime scene where the victim was a regular.

Mycol Beckett is charged with murder and gun charges for the Sept. 1 shooting death of Eric Rue, 34 of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, Mercer County authorities announced last week.

Mycol Beckett (police photo)

On Friday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office made public the probable cause affidavit supporting the charges against Beckett, 29, of Trenton. (He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court Friday, for a detention hearing, but it was moved to next week.)

Police found Rue behind the wheel of his car at the corner of Morris and Commonwealth avenues at about 8 a.m. He’d been shot multiple times.

In the affidavit, written by Detective Scott Rich, detectives found several surveillance systems in the area which captured a man they say is Beckett, and the crime.

They believe Rue was shot at about 6:20 a.m.

In a piece of footage, a male with long black dreadlocks and clad in a dark colored shirt, dark sweatpants with a yellow stripe along the pant leg, and black and white sneakers, is dropped off about a block away, at Chambers Street and Morris Avenue.

The man walks to the front passenger door of the victim’s vehicle, parked under a tree on Morris, and leans on the front passenger door, the affidavit says.

The man appears to engage the victim in a conversation for approximately 60 seconds. Then the man shoots Rue through the front passenger window, which was partially opened, the affidavit says.

The shooter then ran to …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time News


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