A Monmouth County Jury has returned guilty verdicts against an uncle and his nephew in connection with a November 2018 murder of a Neptune man, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago said Tuesday.
Following a trial before Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Marc C. Lemieux, Marcus Morrisey, 52, of Eatontown and Danron Morrisey, 30, of Neptune were found guilty of murder, felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Marcus Morrisey was also found guilty of unlawful possession of a weapon (a stun gun) and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. All charges were in connection with the death of Randolph Goodman Jr., 43, of Neptune.
Neptune police responded to a call for shots fired at approximately 9:21 p.m. on Saturday night, November 10, 2018 outside of 1030 Old Corlies Ave. Officers arrived to find Goodman, having sustained a gunshot to the abdomen. Goodman was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
A joint investigation was immediately launched by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Neptune Township Police Department. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that the defendants were responsible for the shooting and they were charged accordingly.
Sentencing in this case has been scheduled for Thurs., July 13.
The case is being handled by Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutors Michael Luciano and Ellyn Rajfer.
Marcus Morrisey is represented by Joshua Hood, Esq., of Freehold, and Danron Morrisey is represented by John Perrone, Esq., of Long Branch.