Reward Increased to $25,000 as West Orange Police Seek Public's Help with Brendan Tevlin Murder Investigation
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Police and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office are seeking the public's help with information regarding a murder which occurred Wednesday evening.
At 11:50pm, calls came into police reporting shots had been fired in the vicinity of Walker Road and Northfield Avenue, West Orange. Ultimately, officers discovered a male victim, Brendan Tevlin, 19 of Livingston, who was found dead in his car after receiving multiple gun shot wounds.
No arrests have been made in the case thus far and the prosecutor's office has released two images which may help in the investigation. In addition, the Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers program has increased the initial $10,000 reward for information about the killing to $25,000 after an anonymous donation.
The two still shots were taken by West Orange Police from surveillance videos in the area of Walker Road and Northfield Avenue in West Orange, from the same time period as Tevlin's murder.
At this time the investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-847-7432.