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Arrest Made in Willingboro Murder

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Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
Abdullah H. Sheriff, 19, is charged in the death of a 21-year-old man.

Police arrested a 19-year-old in connection with the shooting death of a man whose body was found in a Burlington County, New Jersey park Wednesday afternoon.

The body of 21-year-old Abenego Wesseh was found in a wooded area of Willingboro Fairmount Park around 1:45.

An autopsy determined that Wesseh died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Abdullah H. Sheriff, of Stirrup Lane in Willingboro, was arrested Thursday at Willingboro High School where he is enrolled as a senior and charged with Wesseh's shooting death, according to police.

Sheriff is also charged with Possession of a Firearm.

Bail for the suspect will be set Friday.

No motive for the deadly crime has been released.