2 From Monmouth Indicted on Murder Charge in Connection with 2011 Robbery, Shooting
Two Monmouth County men have been indicted in connection with the 2011 robbery and shooting death of an Asbury Park man.
Joshua Simmons, 24, of Asbury Park and Kalil Griffin, 25, of Long Branch face counts of felony murder, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to a press release issued by Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw Jr. of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office.
Ronald Chisolm was found dead in his Asbury Park apartment on Second Avenue Feb. 21 2011 when police were conducing a welfare check at his home.
It was discovered during a joint investigation conducted by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Asbury Park Police Department that the defendants knew Chisolm and had seen him a few days prior to his disappearance. Investigators allege that the defendants robbed Chisolm in his apartment and killed him, Feb. 18.
Both accused men are being held at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.